Friday, February 1, 2019

Black History Month - Gwendolyn Brooks - Author Spotlight

Gwendolyn Brooks was an American poet, author, and teacher. Gwendolyn Brooks won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry on May 1, 1950 for Annie Allen, making her the first African American to win a Pulitzer. 

Click on the above video link to hear Gwendolyn Brooks talk about and then recite her poem, 'We Real Cool'.


  1. Gwendolyn Brooks is going to be the next poet I read. What better time to start reading her poetry than now?