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Gwendolyn Brooks – The Mother

“The Mother” by Pulitzer Prize winner Gwendolyn Brooks is as poignant today as it was when she wrote it in 1963. In fact, it may have been even more so in 1963; Roe vs Wade was not decided until 1973. The speaker … Continue reading

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Gwendolyn Brooks- Speech to the Young: Speech to the Progress-Toward

  Other than school, my primary influence in the realm of African-American literature was my mother. A passion I enjoy to this day. Today, I would like to share a favorite from Gwendolyn Brooks. This poem has a message that all of us … Continue reading

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