Harrison, Niall. “Throwing Voices And Observing Transformations: An Interview With Helen Oyeyemi”. Strange Horizons.
Standard Name: Brooks, Gwendolyn
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Critic Barbara Smith , who read the book in galley proof, foresaw that it would rock the publishing world. Incest? Lesbianism? Letters to God? In black English? It was from another planet. Without question, it...
Gwendolyn Brooks won the Pulitzer Prize (the first African American to do so) for her poetry volume Annie Allen. Annie lives, like the poet, on Chicago's South Side (Bronzeville).
Watkins, Mel. “Gwendolyn Brooks, 83, Passionate Poet, Dies”. New York Times.
Desegregation of education in the American South met with resistance: the Governor of Arkansas closed the Little Rock public schools and opened them as private, segregated ones in defiance of Federal policy.