Ep. 01: Nikki Giovanni - American Griot & The Greatest Living Poet in the World
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Tori travels home to Virginia and visits with renowned international griot and poet Nikki Giovanni in the watermark year of 2019 for the diaspora and humanity (2019 being the 400th year since our ancestors arrived in Virginia to create a new global culture).  They discuss Giovanni's life and thoughts on the future, humanity, politics, and the highs and lows of it all.  Giovanni is arguably the greatest living poet in the world, as well as a beloved activist and educator.  On this special show, Giovanni shares her thoughts on our current political climate, the Global International African Arts Movement, and her report card to God about humankind. 


Executive Producer: Patrick A. Howell

Executive Producer: Tom Lutz

Producer: Tori Reid

Sound Mixer and Cinematographer: Trevon Facey

Audio Engineer and Editor: William Broughton



Intro – “Consumer” from “The Year of 11 Project”
Outro – Produced by Stereo Mixtrumental

Logo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV Images
Photo credit for Nikki Giovanni:  Trevon Facey  

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