Black Judgement


Black Judgement


This collection of poems about Black life by Nikki Giovanni was published at the height of the Black Arts Movement, which was a Black nationalism movement in the 60’s and 70’s that focused on Black art and literature. It is a first edition first printing from 1968 and was a gift from professor emeritus Richard Bizot with the cover art was designed by political cartoonist Bill Day, a graduate of University of Florida.


Nikki Giovanni


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Nikki Giovanni , “Black Judgement,” Thomas G. Carpenter Library Digital Exhibits, accessed November 28, 2021,