Amanda Gorman

'55th NAACP Image Awards' Honors Poet Amanda Gorman With The Chairman’s Award Presented by Unilever
55th NAACP Image Awards

The award salutes the poet and activist as one of the youngest global changemakers of our time.

Queen Latifah Returns to Host "55th NAACP Image Awards"
55th NAACP Image Awards

At the upcoming celebration, the NAACP will honor Amanda Gorman with the Chairman's Award and June Ambrose with the Vanguard Award.

Amanda Gorman Gives First Interview Since Her Book Was Restricted By A Florida School On “CBS Mornings”

"Just because a book is still technically in circulation doesn't mean that the access to that book has been preserved," Gorman said in the interview.

Woman Behind Ban Of Amanda Gorman’s Poem Only Read Excerpts

“I’m not an expert, I’m not a reader. I’m not a book person. I’m a mom involved in my children’s education,” Daily Salinas said.

Florida School Limits Access To Poem By Black Poet Read At Biden Inauguration

After a parental complaint, Amanda Gorman’s ‘The Hill We Climb’ was placed on a restricted list.
Illustration of multiethnic group of student.

Here Are 5 New Books You Should Read in November

This month's new books include one about the history of hip hop and another about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the iconic speech.

Amanda Gorman Writes Poem Amid Aftermath Of Ulvade Shooting

Nineteen children and two adults were killed at the elementary school.

'Everything Black' Presented by Ford

A daily reminder of African-American contributions to our world.
5 Books to Add To Your Reading List January Edition

New Year, New You? These Books Will Help Reduce Your Stress And Give You The Insight To Reach Your 2022 Goals

Need to carve out more “me time” every day? Here are five books to meet your reading resolutions.

Amanda Gorman Pens Op-Ed Explaining Why She Almost Didn’t Read Her Poem At Biden’s Inauguration

"I was scared of failing my people, my poetry.”