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We remember poet and essayist June Jordan.

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We remember poet and essayist June Jordan.

We remember poet and essayist June Jordan.

We remember poet and essayist June Jordan.

Only Available in Archive Formats.

She died on June 14 2002, at age 65, from breast cancer. She was one of the most widely published African-American writers. In her poems and political essays, she addressed issues of racism, oppression and dispossession. She was born in Harlem and grew up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. She taught English at the University of California at Berkeley.