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Thomas powerpoint-nikki giovanni
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Thomas powerpoint-nikki giovanni
Thomas powerpoint-nikki giovanni
Thomas powerpoint-nikki giovanni
Thomas powerpoint-nikki giovanni
Thomas powerpoint-nikki giovanni
Thomas powerpoint-nikki giovanni
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  • 1. Nikki giovanni<br />Civil Rights Views & Equality<br />
  • 2. Nikki Giovanni- Bio<br /><ul><li> Born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 3. Fisk University graduate & attended Pennsylvania and Columbia University
  • 4. American Poet, Educator, Writer, Activist, & Commentator
  • 5. Currently educating at Virginia Tech, writing, and public speaking
  • 6. (source: Nikki Giovanni.com)</li></li></ul><li>Black Feeling, Black Talk/Black Judgment<br />Nikki Giovanni got the world’s attention with her self-published book in 1968. This book is an example of her passion for activism and equality based on her view of events and her life experiences. <br />
  • 7. Let Freedom Ring: Stories about freedom in America<br />Nikki Giovanni’s love for equality didn’t stop with those living on the outside, this book is committed to prisoners mainly on death row in search of equal rights. Let Freedom Ring is filled with two decades of stories, analysis, and interviews.<br />
  • 8. Harlem Stomp!<br />Nikki Giovanni Co-authored this piece of work celebrating the Harlem Renaissance. This book highlights how blacks were treated after migrating to Harlem and their discriminations.<br />
  • 9. Paint Me Like I Am<br />This book is for teens by teens encouraged and written by Nikki Giovanni. Inside , the teens express their thoughts about abuse, race, self-image, and drugs.<br />
  • 10. Rosa<br />Rosa is and educational book for children. This book touches on the events of Rosa Parks, The Montgomery boycott, and Emmitt Till.<br />
  • 11. Activism(sources: embraceyouragecauseulivin.blog and wiki pedia)<br />On April 16, 2007, at the Virginia Tech Convocation commemorating the April 16 at Virginia Tech, Giovanni closed the ceremony with a chant poem, intoning: <br />“...We know we did nothing to deserve it. But neither does a child in Africa dying of AIDS. Neither do the invisible children walking the night awake to avoid being captured by a rogue army. Neither does the baby elephant watching his community being devastated for ivory. Neither does the Mexican child looking for fresh water...We are Virginia Tech...We will prevail.[9<br />
  • 12. Speaker<br />
  • 13. Nikki Giovanni<br />Honoring three decades of inspiration, passion, and activism ……..<br />
  • 14. THE END<br />

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