Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20040204, 19980223
A legend in her own time, Nikki Giovanni first gained popularity in the 1960s with her revolutionary poetry, exploring themes of "blackness, womanhood, and sex." In this interview, she talks about her work and reads her poetry, including some from her collection Love Poems.
A 2016 MacArthur Genius Fellow and author of Citizen: An American Lyric, Claudia Rankine discusses the motivation for writing this multi-award-winni...
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