Nikki Giovanni

“Our voices matter. Our stories matter. There is beauty in every experience and that that should be celebrated…” Christina
“The best thing that could happen to America would be if Trump and Pence were on a plane that crashed and burned.”
Get up. Dry your tiresome red eyes. Bow down on both knees. Say your prayer. Light your candle.
Funded from his own pocket, 34-year-old Mel Waters devised the project for himself and executed it on city walls (and one delivery truck) to pay tribute to famous African Americans during Black History Month.
Street Corner Renaissance (SCR) is a five man a Capella group from Los Angeles who won season 4 of NBC's "The Sing Off."
Poetry can keep our spirits resilient and able to sustain us -- literally, for a happy life -- even to live at all.
I appreciate BET reaching out to me to offer their apologies and rectify this situation. However, I've left the door open
Award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni joined HuffPost Live to talk about her latest book, "Chasing Utopia." She touched on her
The care we give children is returned tenfold by our young people, and their talents and generous hearts will make a better world for us all.
The second installment of "Living Legends" features one of America's foremost poets and intellectuals, Nikki Giovanni. Her literary works investigate a plethora of topics, from jazz to racism and are extremely individualized messages conveyed through a range of emotions.
"They say 'the more things change, the more they stay the same.' Considering I am walking so closely in my mother's footsteps
Nikki Giovanni was born Yolanda Cornelia "Nikki" Giovanni in 1943. She has written numerous volumes of poetry and has been
I humbly offer a brief selection of classic and contemporary poems that explore and celebrate the rich tradition of African-American poetry.
The nation remembers Martin Luther King on Monday, so let's take a look at three poems that highlight different aspects of the civil rights movement.
Every week, the Poetry Foundation compiles information from Nielsen Bookscan and puts together lists of the best selling books of poetry. Here are 2009's best selling books of contemporary poetry:
I had stopped for a lunch of yogurt and fresh figs on the way to the coast, and, as so often happens, I wound up wandering