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In conjunction with the exhibition “RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture,” the Portrait Gallery presents an evening with world-renowned poet and educator Nikki Giovanni.

In an interview conducted by playwright Jennifer L. Nelson, Giovanni will examine her life and work as a poet, her observations on hip hop culture, and her recently published books, “Hip Hop Speaks to Children” and “Lincoln and Douglass.”

This program is located in the Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium. The performance is free, but seating is limited. For reservations, please call (202) 633-8520 or e-mail [email protected].

Image: Nikki Giovanni by Mchael Kiernan, June 4, 2008. Visual Broadcast and Communications Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virgnia

Official Website: http://npg.si.edu

Added by npg on September 25, 2008

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