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I LOVE NIKKI GIOVANNI Black Feeling, Black Talk Black Judgement perfectly articulates black rage felt during the 1960 s Giovanni s poems are fearless, true, and real She uses her poetry to feel and that s what makes this book of poems so powerful. Read this during the May 2020 protests over the death of George Floyd On time read. Uh yeah Read this one Nikki Giovanni s rage is raw I loved the poetic categorizing I loved her diction All the while, Uh yeah Read this one Nikki Giovanni s rage is raw palpable in this collection Her love for Black America is inspiring She holds back nothing Her vitriolic, scathing critiques of racism, corrupt power structures, and politicians are packed with allusions from her life in the late 60s Her free verse stays grounded in its context while also beaming into our current state of affairs this January 2017 I loved her cadence I loved the poetic categorizing I loved her diction All the while, however, I was aware that Giovanni was calling me out too, even though I had yet to be born She reaches through time with unapologetic emotion and a swirling, serious intellect expressed through poetry from the self A couple things 1 political poetry never ages well 2 please don t think that saying death to all white people is a solution to race issues I hate racist white people, too, especially in the Trump climate But there are obviously good and bad people in every racial group, and all that it does when you generalize a specific group into one derogatory category although I don t believe in reverse racism is to continue the cycle of othering There are smart, standout poems in this book, lik A couple things 1 political poetry never ages well 2 please don t think that saying death to all white people is a solution to race issues I hate racist white people, too, especially in the Trump climate But there are obviously good and bad people in every racial group, and all that it does when you generalize a specific group into one derogatory category although I don t believe in reverse racism is to continue the cycle of othering There are smart, standout poems in this book, like Letter to a Bourgeois Friend Whom I Once Loved And Maybe Still Do if Love is Valid and Seduction, but the rest are disappointingly bigoted lets build a for real black thingcalled revolutionknown to revolutionists aslove This little book is a primer of the ideals of militant black liberation the sub movement that competed against the non violent activism of Rustin and King in the 1960s and 70s to direct the means and ends of the civil rights movement That sub movement had nocompelling apologist and instigator than Nikki Giovanni The purity of her rage is awe inspiring She lays down the simple logic of intolerance for lets build a for real black thingcalled revolutionknown to revolutionists aslove This little book is a primer of the ideals of militant black liberation the sub movement that competed against the non violent activism of Rustin and King in the 1960s and 70s to direct the means and ends of the civil rights movement That sub movement had nocompelling apologist and instigator than Nikki Giovanni The purity of her rage is awe inspiring She lays down the simple logic of intolerance for intolerance She makes art from the hate that hate produced and makes art a weapon No one who reads this book could ever doubt that poetry can be an act of violence She articulatesclearly than Baldwin the themes of black pride those beautiful beautiful beautiful outasight black men with they afros black cultural isolationism dishonor another word for integration , millitance Blessed be machine guns in Black hands All power to grenades that destroy our oppressor Peace Peace, Black Peace at all costs , the complicity of pacifism Don t say nothing Black or colored or look unhappy mockery of non violent political struggle united quakers and crackers for death, inc are back in the driver s seatandi m being convinced that your death responsible negro is the first step toward my reclamation , anti Semitism the Jews are seeking sympathy cause there isn t one Jew and few circumcised women in the cabinet , homophobia the big bad sheriff on his faggoty white horse , and anti White rhetoric the barrel of a gun is the best voting machine your best protest vote is a dead honkie that fueled that movement and continue to challenge agendas of non violent struggle for integration What does it mean for a white man like me to address these poems What would it mean for me not to Moving, thought provoking, a glimpse of the past and the dynamics of a young woman expressing herself in that moment. In Nikki Giovanni s first two books of poetry collected in a single volume , she expresses or better signifies the emotions, thoughts, and demands of Black liberation The poems in Black Feeling, Black Talk are direct and, at times, harsh But, we know that death is harsher This first series of poems demonstrate Giovanni s still growing craft, but very clear talent, and love with experimentation of form and delivery The poems are meant to be spoken aloud and to an audience In this way, the p In Nikki Giovanni s first two books of poetry collected in a single volume , she expresses or better signifies the emotions, thoughts, and demands of Black liberation The poems in Black Feeling, Black Talk are direct and, at times, harsh But, we know that death is harsher This first series of poems demonstrate Giovanni s still growing craft, but very clear talent, and love with experimentation of form and delivery The poems are meant to be spoken aloud and to an audience In this way, the prose is written with a fiery gusto that hits the reader right in the gut The second book, Black Judgement, sees Giovanni refine her approach to deliver a series of poems that speak of and around the air of a possible moment of Black Liberation during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States Moreover, Giovanni pushes her craft further from her first book by doubling down on the mixture of traditional English with African American Vernacular English to give her poems a stark tension between the planes of perceived tradition and experimentation *Ebook ⇞ Black Feeling, Black Talk / Black Judgement ⇮ Black Feeling, Black Talk Black Judgement is one of the single most important volumes of modern African American poetry This book, electrifying generations with its revolutionary phrases and inspiring them with such Nikki Giovanni masterpieces as the lyrical Nikki Rosa and the intimate Knoxville, Tennessee, is the seminal volume of Nikki Giovanni s body of work Black Feeling, Black Talk Black Judgement made Nikki Giovanni famous in , and this reissue of her classic will enthrall those who have always adored her poems and those who are just getting to know her workAs a witness to three generations, Nikki Giovanni has perceptively and poetically recorded her observations of both the outside world and the gentle yet enigmatic territory of the self When her poems first emerged from the Black Rights Movement in the late s, she immediately became a celebrated and controversial poet of the era Written in one of the most commanding voices to grace America s political and poetic landscape at the end of the twentieth century, Nikki Giovanni s poems embody the fearless passion and spirited wit for which she is beloved and revered Black Feeling, Black Talk Black Judgement is one of the single most important volumes of modern African American poetry This book, electrifying generations with its revolutionary phrases and inspiring them with such Nikki Giovanni masterpieces as the lyrical Nikki Rosa and the intimate Knoxville, Tennessee, is the seminal volume of Nikki Giovanni s body of work Black Feeling Black Talk Black Judgement made Nikki Giovanni famous in , and this reissue of her classic will enthrall those who have always adored her poems and those whoare just getting to know her workAs a witness to three generations, Nikki Giovanni has perceptively and poetically recorded her observations of both the outside world and the gentle yet enigmatic territory of the self When her poems first emerged from the Black Rights Movement in the late s, she immediately became a celebrated and controversial poet of the era Written in one of the most commanding voices to grace America s political and poetic landscape at the end of the twentieth century, Nikki Giovanni s poems embody the fearless passion and spirited wit for which she is beloved and revered Nikki Giovanni is sometimes gentle, sometimes angry, and always moving Julius Lester in The Guardian I can t imagine life without the works of this woman She rocks my world I fell in love with Nikki Rosa the first time I read the poem I identified with her, me, a little girl growing up in the projects in Brooklyn in a neighborhood with lost dreams and poverty But unlike her, I didn t have to share my mother and my father wasn t around But the similarities between us were so strong Living in communities rich with culture, but struggling to support the everyday needs of its people But a I can t imagine life without the works of this woman She rocks my world I fell in love with Nikki Rosa the first time I read the poem I identified with her, me, a little girl growing up in the projects in Brooklyn in a neighborhood with lost dreams and poverty But unlike her, I didn t have to share my mother and my father wasn t around But the similarities between us were so strong Living in communities rich with culture, but struggling to support the everyday needs of its people But a house filled with love Saturday morning tea and buttered toast with my mother Having her all to myself This poem goes so deep Reflecting memories of childhood Realizing that even though you were poor, you had family Wow This kinda ebbed and flowed between militant black revolutionary poems and simple and beautiful love poems I loved it.Update for June 19th, 2018 Ethereal, loving, violently militant all describe Nikki Giovanni s poems in this collection I guess that s the same impression I had as the first time I read this book, but one thing that struck me this time is how enraged she is about MLK s assassination This makes me want to ask the people around me who were alive at the time about their reac Wow This kinda ebbed and flowed between militant black revolutionary poems and simple and beautiful love poems I loved it.Update for June 19th, 2018 Ethereal, loving, violently militant all describe Nikki Giovanni s poems in this collection I guess that s the same impression I had as the first time I read this book, but one thing that struck me this time is how enraged she is about MLK s assassination This makes me want to ask the people around me who were alive at the time about their reactions to his death