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Amanda Gorman: Publisher Faces Backlash After Selecting White Dutch Writer To Translate Her Poems

March 1, 2021
Amanda Gorman continues to win adulation after she read her poem, “The Hill We Climb,” at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in January, 2021. But now, a Dutch writer has stirred a bit of controversy after rejecting an assignment to translate Gorman’s works. According to The Associated Press, Marieke

Amanda Gorman, Young, Black Poet, To Read At Biden Inauguration | National

January 17, 2021
Amanda Gorman, an award-winning Black female writer, is slated to become the youngest inaugural poet when she recites her work at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday (January 20). It’s not the first time the 22-year-old has broken barriers. In 2014, Gorman became the first Youth Poet Laureate of Los Angeles and three years later
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