How Nikki Giovanni Linked Aretha Franklin to the Black Arts Movement

Left of Black interviews Emily Lordi about her new book, Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature.

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Emily Lordi and Mark Anthony Neal

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Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with Emily Lordi to discuss her new book, Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature. Lordi is an assistant professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In this excerpt, they focus on the connection between poet Nikki Giovanni and singer Aretha Franklin.

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