[Blackstudies-l] Amanda Gorman

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Thu Jan 21 12:03:15 EST 2021


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Date: Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 11:26 AM
Subject: Amanda Gorman
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Now 22-years-old, West LA raised Gorman was named Youth Poet Laureate of
Los Angeles at the age of 16. At 19, while in college at Harvard, she was
named the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate.

*The position of Youth Poet Laureate*
https://www.youthlaureate.org/
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*Bio*
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanda_Gorman
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https://www.lataco.com/meet-amanda-gorman-the-l-a-native-who-is-the-first-national-youth-poet-laureate/
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https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2017/9/18/youth-poet/
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https://tinyurl.com/y2e8u88u
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*Her website*
https://www.theamandagorman.com/
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*Her inaugural reading*
https://www.cnn.com/videos/style/2021/01/20/amanda-gorman-youth-poet-laureate-full-poem-biden-capitol-inauguration-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/cnn-style/
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*The poem she read*
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/20/amanda-gormans-inaugural-poem-the-hill-we-climb-full-text.html
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*Interview*
https://www.cnn.com/videos/style/2021/01/21/amanda-gorman-poet-laureate-interview-inauguration-vpx.cnn
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*Her poetry*
https://poets.org/poem/place-american-lyric
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https://www.amazon.com/s?k=amanda+gorman&i=stripbooks&crid=2I5C0SOWEZ64I&sprefix=aman%2Cstripbooks%2C190&ref=nb_sb_ss_ts-a-p_2_4
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*Her other readings*
https://youtu.be/zM4En012IJo
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https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/10/youth-poet-laureate-amanda-gorman-delivers-poem-at-harvard-presidents-inauguration/
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https://poets.org/teach-poem/amanda-gorman-library-congress
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*Oprah gave her earrings*
https://people.com/style/oprah-gifts-symbolic-jewelry-to-inaguration-day-poet-amanda-gorman/
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