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Spirit to spirit: nikki giovanni (mirra banks, 1986, 28 min, dvd) is a lyrical and provocative portrait of giovanni, once crowned “the princess of black poetry.
In 1969, she gave birth to her only son, thomas watson giovanni the same year the new york times named giovanni the “princess of black poetry” in 1970. Interview with nikki giovanni, who talks about writing poetry, teaching the woman the press once called ''the princess of black poetry'' is a. 16 sherman alexie loves: nikki giovanni this edition of sherman alexie's reading/lecture series features “princess of black poetry” nikki.
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