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‘History has its eyes on us.’ Poet Amanda Gorman seeks right words for Presidential Inauguration

January 21, 2021

When Amanda Gorman was asked to write a poem for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday January 20, 2021, she didn’t know where to begin. The nation had just been through a bitter election. Americans are as divided as ever. And the pandemic continues to rage. “It was really daunting to begin the poem because… [Read More]