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Poets I Want to Make Sure You Know – Lucille Clifton

“tell me your names…”

Lucille Clifton – Poet Laureate of Maryland 1979 – 1985, two time Pulitzer Prize nominee for Poetry

When We Arrived presents: Black on a Saturday Night a poem by Rita Dove (video post)

Rita Dove, the first African American Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress and the second African American to win a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry