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Amanda Gorman: American poet and activist
Amanda S. C. Gorman is a poet and activist. Her work focuses on issues of oppression, feminism, race, and marginalization, as well as the African diaspora. Gorman was the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate. She published the poetry book The One for Whom Food Is Not Enough in 2015. In 2021, she delivered her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden. Her inauguration poem generated international acclaim, and shortly thereafter, two of her books achieved best-seller status, and she obtained a professional management contract. In February 2021, Gorman was highlighted in Time magazine's 100 Next List under the category of Phenoms, with a profile written by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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NEWS OF THE WEEK: Amanda Gorman to recite original poem at Super Bowl LV [Video]

NEWS OF THE WEEK: Amanda Gorman to recite original poem at Super Bowl LV

The 22-year-old poet who spoke at Joe Biden's inauguration will recite a poem honoring three pandemic heroes before the big game on Feb. 7.

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Amanda Gorman to recite original poem at Super Bowl LV [Video]

Amanda Gorman to recite original poem at Super Bowl LV

The 22-year-old poet who spoke at Joe Biden's inauguration will recite a poem honoring three pandemic heroes before the big game on Feb. 7.

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Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman lands top modelling deal [Video]

Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman lands top modelling deal

The Los Angeles native emerged as the breakout star of the swearing-in ceremony of President Joe Biden and his Vice President, Kamala Harris, after reciting her moving original work, The Hill We Climb,..

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Oprah Winfrey, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Recognize Amanda Gorman for Powerful Inauguration Poem | THR News [Video]

Oprah Winfrey, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Recognize Amanda Gorman for Powerful Inauguration Poem | THR News

On a day filled with history-making moments, Amanda Gorman became a star.

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Who is Amanda Gorman, the Youngest Inaugural Poet in US History? [Video]

Who is Amanda Gorman, the Youngest Inaugural Poet in US History?

The 22-year-old recited her poem, 'The Hill We Climb,' at President Joe Biden’s swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday.

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'Humbled': Hear from young poet who stole the show at inauguration [Video]

'Humbled': Hear from young poet who stole the show at inauguration

CNN’s Anderson Cooper speaks with Amanda Gorman, the nation’s first-ever youth poet laureate, after she delivered a poem at the inauguration of President Joe Biden.

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Amanda Gorman: Youngest inauguration poet calls for unity and togetherness [Video]

Amanda Gorman: Youngest inauguration poet calls for unity and togetherness

Amanda Gorman has become the youngest poet ever to perform at a presidentialinauguration, calling for "unity and togetherness" in her self-penned poem.The 22-year-old delivered her work The Hill We..

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America is 'fierce and free': Youngest-ever inauguration poet [Video]

America is 'fierce and free': Youngest-ever inauguration poet

Watch 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, the youngest-ever inauguration poet, recite the entirety of her work moments after Joe Biden was sworn in as 46th U.S. president. "Where can we find light in this..

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'Even as we tired, we tried': Poet Amanda Gorman brings inspiration to Inauguration [Video]

'Even as we tired, we tried': Poet Amanda Gorman brings inspiration to Inauguration

Poet Amanda Gorman inspired Americans with her message on Inauguration Day.

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Youth poet laureate recites stunning poem at Biden inauguration [Video]

Youth poet laureate recites stunning poem at Biden inauguration

Amanda Gorman, the United States’ first-ever youth poet laureate, recited a powerful poem at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. See more videos on the CNN..

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Amanda Gorman makes history as youngest poet inn recent history to read at inauguration [Video]

Amanda Gorman makes history as youngest poet inn recent history to read at inauguration

Amanda Gorman makes history as youngest poet inn recent history to read at inauguration

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Poet Amanda Gorman steals spotlight at Inauguration with emotional poem [Video]

Poet Amanda Gorman steals spotlight at Inauguration with emotional poem

Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet, delivered a powerful message to Americans.

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Amanda Gorman's Books Leap to Amazon Best Sellers Hours After Inauguration

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