Tyler Parker- Nikki Giovanni

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  • Nikki giovanni was born

  • Nikki moves away from her birth place and goes to live in Ohio

  • Finishes grade school

  • Enters Lockland high school

  • Moves back home with her grandparents

  • Enrolls in Fisk Unitversity

  • Publishes her first volume of poetry

    With money she had to borrow
  • publishes "Night Comes softly"

    One of the earliest anthologies by a black women
  • was diagnosed with lung cancer

    Had to have a special surgery to cure it
  • Receves NAACP image award for blues

  • was nominated for the grammy award best spoken

  • Teaches at Virginia Techs Global scholars