An Evening with Nikki Giovanni will take place Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. at the Symphony Room of Gordon Commons on the UW-Madison campus.

Nikki Giovanni, world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator whose work emerged during the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement, is a WUD Distinguished Lecturer and the 2017 Black History Month Keynote. In light of this month’s theme, Black Joy, she will be lecturing on the topic of how “Black love is still Black wealth”.

The event is free and open to the public.