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Fri, 05.05.1950

The First Black Wins The Pulitzer Prize For Poetry

Gwendolyn Brooks

On this date in 1950, Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African American awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her book of poetry, "Annie Allen."

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