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Jaki Shelton Green was named North Carolina’s ninth poet laureate; making her the first African American woman to receive the honor.
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Amanda Gorman is named the first national youth poet laureate. The award recognizes a teen poet who demonstrates literary talent and community engagement.
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Smith, 45, said she planned to use the position to be an evangelist of sorts, taking poetry to places that often don’t see or experience it.
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