1. Nikki Giovanni at NC State


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    World-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator Nikki Giovanni received the 2015 NC State Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service Role Model Leader Award. Giovanni's lecture - a part of NC State's BSB Pan-Afrikan week - focused on her celebrated poetry and its ties to the history, lineage and struggles of Blacks in America.

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    • My Favorite Children's Book: Nikki Giovanni


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      Poet, activist, educator and author Nikki Giovanni tells us about her favorite children's book: The Grasshopper's Song. This video was produced for Mrs. Henderson's middle school students for their 1-minute book talk series. Video Production By Jarrad Henderson

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      • Nikki Giovanni - Virginia Tech


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        • BNN 2/13/14


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          Julia Yepez hosts, featuring a piece on Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden's recent visit to Monroe Community College, a story on the Polar Plunge event at Ontario Beach, and a look at the most recent installment of the Martin Luther King Lecture Series with world renown poet Nikki Giovanni.

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          • Sheer Good Fortune - A Documentary


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            This short documentary traces the behind-the-scenes preparation and inspiration for 'Sheer Good Fortune: Celebrating Toni Morrison.' The event, hosted by Dr. Maya Angelou, Joanne Gabbin, and Nikki Giovanni and sponsored by the Center for the Arts, was an opportunity to honor Morrison, an American novelist, editor, and professor.

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            • Nikki Giovanni reads "We're Going to Mars" with opening comments


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              Nikki Giovanni speaks at the First Annual L.E.A.P for Ghana Educational Summit in Accra, Ghana. The L.E.A.P initiative is one of the initiatives supported by the Outer Limits Program. During her keynote, speech, she shared her poem, "We're Going to Mars" as a finale. For more information visit http://www.timoproductions.com

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              • Virginia Tech: Nikki Giovanni reads


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                University Distinguished Professor Nikki Giovanni reads her poem "Fame." For National Poetry Month in April, Hip Hop Caucus partnered with numerous contemporary poets on a special multimedia and social media project called “Hip Hop Is Poetry”. The project will live at www.hiphopcaucus.org/poetry, and between April 15 and April 30, 2013, new original videos and photos of poets performing or reading their works will be released.

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                • Virginia Tech: Sheer Good Fortune


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                  On Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech will host "Sheer Good Fortune: Celebrating Toni Morrison." Held in Burruss Hall, the event is hosted by Virginia Tech's Nikki Giovanni, Maya Angelou, and Joanne Gabbin. In this clip, the hosts talk about the importance of celebrating Morrison. Toni Morrison, American novelist, editor, and professor, will be celebrated by guests spanning the fields of literature, music, government, and more. Among Morrison’s best-known novels are “The Bluest Eye,” “Sula,” “Song of Solomon,” and “Beloved.” She won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1993 and in 1988, the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for “Beloved,” which was adapted into a film starring Oprah Winfrey in 1998. In 2006, a survey of writers and literary critics by The New York Times ranked “Beloved” as the best of work of American fiction for the past 25 years. Tickets will be available at the Student Center and Activities Ticket Office in Squires Student Center and online on Sept. 10. (http://www.studentcenters.vt.edu/tickets/events.php)

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                  • Miseducation of a Woman's Worth


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                    1 of 2 promo videos for The Miseducation of a Woman's Worth an event at Ball State University. The goal of the event was to empower women and educate the public through spoken word and music the true value of a woman.

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                    • Virginia Tech: These Women


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                      'These Women,' is a poem by University Distinguished Professor Nikki Giovanni. Photography by John McCormick.

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