Posts tagged "nikki giovanni"

After the Reelection of Barack Obama…What?

After the Reelection of Barack Obama…What?
On November 6th, 2012, the country reelected Barack Obama as president. As an African-American Democratic Chicagoan, I was ecstatic. I partied so hard Tuesday night that I had to drag myself to work Wednesday morning. After work, I really wanted to go home and sleep, but my favorite American poet, writer, activist, and educator, Nikki... Read more »

Red Shoes – My Meeting with Nikki Giovanni

Red Shoes – My Meeting with Nikki Giovanni
A couple weeks ago, I was bored on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. I checked my Twitter feed and saw that Nikki Giovanni was performing at the DuSable Museum. The performance had just started so I grabbed my purse and raced out the door. I adore Nikki Giovanni. I think I discovered her in high school.... Read more »