Amanda Gorman

The presence and energy of several Black authors stood out in the pictures and clips from the weekend's festivities. 

In honor of National Poetry Month, let's take a look at five Black female poets who have changed the world with their colorful words.

Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama have created a children’s series about civic engagement.

Gorman is scheduled to appear at the upcoming Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida, to read a new piece summarizing the contributions of three honorary game captains who served as community leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amanda Gorman, the nation's first youth poet laureate and youngest poet at a presidential inauguration, captivated the hearts of Americans while she read her poem, "The Hill We Climb." Read it in its entirety here.

Wednesday's ceremony again proved that Black people are the culture, the movement and the soul of America.

A group of Black leaders and entertainers will help the incoming Biden-Harris administration usher in a new chapter in America's history, with the hopes to refresh and rejuvenate a deeply divided nation.