Nikki Giovanni, Melina Abdullah Host Master Class At Prairie View A&M University

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PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – Prairie View A&M University hosted a moderated talk and master class Thursday featuring its inaugural activist-in-residence Melina Abdullah and writer-in-residence Nikki Giovanni.

Giovanni and Abdullah mentored students on becoming activists and agents of change on an HBCU campus.

Melina Abdullah

Abdullah is an author, educator, activist, and co-founder of the Los Angeles Chapter of BLM.

Giovanni is an activist, educator, noble laureate poet, and children’s author.

Nikki Giovanni

Their moderated talk was titled “Teaching to Transgress: Activism, Writing, and HBCUs.”

See brief footage of event here.

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