Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, Maya Angelou and the Black Oral Tradition

Kamala Harris wasn’t the only Black woman centerstage yesterday. Amanda Gorman, the first youth poet laureate, shared brilliant words of resilience and redemption at the inauguration. With every word she painted a picture of progress that will certainly ring through the minds of many Americans for days to come.  Her poignant reflections on the country’s […]

Source: Ebony