…And Nikki Giovanni just to name a few..

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NIKKI GIOVANNI.. YOUR WORDS HAVE QUENCHED OUR THIRSTS AND GIVEN US LIFE.. you must be special.. YOU SHARE A BIRTHDAY WITH PRINCE..LOL..

My personal favorite collection of her poetry comes from “Black Feeling, Black Talk”..   Here is one of my favorites..

The True Import Of Present Dialogue, Black vs. Negro (For Peppe, Who Will Ultimately Judge Our Efforts)
by Nikki Giovanni

Nigger
Can you kill
Can you kill
Can a nigger kill
Can a nigger kill a honkie
Can a nigger kill the Man
Can you kill nigger
Huh? nigger can you
kill
Do you know how to draw blood
Can you poison
Can you stab-a-Jew
Can you kill huh? nigger
Can you kill
Can you run a protestant down with your
’68 El Dorado
(that’s all they’re good for anyway)
Can you kill
Can you piss on a blond head
Can you cut it off
Can you kill
A nigger can die
We ain’t got to prove we can die
We got to prove we can kill
They sent us to kill
Japan and Africa
We policed europe
Can you kill
Can you kill a white man
Can you kill the nigger
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