Poet Nikki Giovanni

Poet Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni joins Kojo to talk about poetry, activism and her new anthology, "The 100 Best African American Poems."

Early in her career, she was dubbed the "Princess of Black Poetry." More recently, Oprah Winfrey called her a "Living Legend." Nikki Giovanni is in studio to talk about poetry, writing, activism, and her new anthology, "The 100 Best African American Poems."

Guests

Nikki Giovanni

Poet, University Distinguished Professor, Virginia Tech; and most recently, editor of "The 100 Best African American Poems" (Sourcebooks)

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