Perspectives Speaker Series: Presented in partnership with Fairfax County Public Library
Nikki Giovanni: An Afternoon of Poetry, Love and Enlightenment
Sunday, March 1, 2 p.m.
Makeup Date: Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m.
Free; preregistration is required. Registration begins on Sunday, Feb. 9, at https://librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/5588178
Acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni shares her eloquent words of wisdom, spanning the civil rights movement, politics, love, art and more. Discussing the ideals of equality in her dramatic oratory, she shares the experiences and thoughtful poetry that embody her activism and legacy of passion for the arts. Running time: 60 minutes, followed by a book signing.
“One of the finest poets of our time. . . Her work still resonates.” — Ebony