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Fri, 05.05.1950

First Black wins 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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People from Topeka, Kansas; People from Chicago; Writers from Chicago; Guggenheim Fellows; United States National Medal of Arts recipients; African American poets; American Poets Laureate; Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winners

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