Contributor biographical information for On my journey now : looking at African-American history through the spirituals / Nikki Giovanni ; foreword by Arthur C. Jones.
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Nikki Giovanni is the author of several books for children, most recently ROSA, illustrated by Bryan Collier. Three of her poetry collections for adults have received NAACP Image Awards. She is a University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech and lives in Christiansburg, Virginia.
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Spirituals (Songs) -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature.