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Whaddya Mean You've Never Heard Of… Nikki Giovanni?

James Maycock, MOJO, 2001

IN THE CRAZY, HEADY DAYS of the Black Power era, Nikki Giovanni was one of the few female voices to offset the rampant machismo of those times.

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