few moments ago a another amazing video titled Elizabeth Alexander Reads “Nikki Rosa” by Nikki Giovanni was revealed by the youtube channel: Library of America
As published in the video description by Library of America: Poet Elizabeth Alexander, President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, reads the celebrated 1968 poem by Nikki Giovanni (b. 1943). Watch Alexander’s commentary on the poem here:\nhttps://youtu.be/ey2u-d5C1hE\n\nThis video is part of LIFT EVERY VOICE, a nationwide celebration of African American poetic traditions presented by Library of America in partnership with the Schomburg Center and made possible with support from The National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Emerson Collective. \n\nFor more information about the Lift Every Voice project, please visit:\nhttps://www.africanamericanpoetry.org/\n \nFor further details about \”African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song,\” and to purchase the book, visit:\nhttps://www.loa.org/books/640-african…\n\nProduced by Intelligent Television, Inc.\n\nMusic: \”Lift Every Voice And Sing\”—Charles Lloyd, Lift Every Voice, ℗ 2002 ECM Records GmbH, under exclusive license to Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin. Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group.
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