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The Princess of Black Poetry Some people descried Nikki Giovanni as been a History of Nikkis Family and Early Childhood A woman named Emma Watson was born in 1890 then at the early age of nineteen was married to John Brown Watson John was a shy gentle man who was twenty years older than his wife Emma Emma gave birth to their first daughter on January 5 1919 thins was Nikkis mother Yolanda Cornelia Watson Soon after the birth of their child the Wastons had to leave Albany in a rush Emma had argued with a white woman shopkeeper about the lengths of some cloth Having disagreements with white people was very dangerous for people of color in those days Because in southern towns lynching of the colored people were still popular After leaving Albany Georgia the Watsons settled down in Knoxville Tennessee by buying a house in a black neighborhood Over the next years the Watsons had two more daughters Anna and Ages John supported the family by teaching Latin at an all black school call Austin High Yolanda John and Emma oldest daughter and child was smart pretty and artiste and athletic In Knoxville College in the mid-thirties she met Jones Giovanni He was a well-manner hansom guy with an unusual last name Gus Giovanni and Yolanda got married after their graduation and soon welcomed first child to the world on September 2 1940 They had a baby girl named GaryAnn A couple of years later Yolanda was pregnant again Yolanda was hoping for a boy and told Gary she would soon have a brother The whole family started calling the unborn child Nikki The on June 7 1943 Yolanda had a baby girl named Yolanda Cornelia Giovanni Jr As she grew people began to call her Nikki Yolanda and Gus both had college degrees but in that time the job choices for blacks were limited Nikkis father worked as a
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