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Writing AppalachiaAn Anthology$
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Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813178790

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.001.0001

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Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni

1943–

Chapter:
(p.303) Nikki Giovanni
Source:
Writing Appalachia
Author(s):
Katherine Ledford, Theresa Lloyd
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0043

The influential African American writer, activist, and editor Yolande Cornelia “Nikki” Giovanni Jr. pushes people to ask difficult questions about racism and the African American experience, especially the experiences of black women. Her activism and poetry have been recognized since the early 1970s through numerous local, state, regional, and national awards....

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