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Nikki Giovanni in The History Makers: Courage

The History Makers: Courage

2004 TV-G

This installment of the Russell Simmons Higher Self series profiles a collection of notable African-American figures whose efforts to challenge the status quo and end inequality altered the course of American history forever. Among those featured in this inspirational program are acclaimed poet-author Nikki Giovanni, blues legend B.B. King, civil rights icon Angela Davis, former presidential adviser Vernon Jordan and actor-activist Harry Belafonte.