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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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The road run straight with no turning, the circle runs complete as it is in the storm of peace, the all embraced embracing in the circle complete turning road... BLACK PEOPLE: THIS IS OUR DESTINY by Amiri Baraka.
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