Gwendolyn Brooks Dies NPR's Cheryl Corely reports on the death of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks. Illinois poet laureate for more than thirty years, Brooks work is celebrated for its exploration of Black heritage and culture. She was 83 years old.

Gwendolyn Brooks Dies

Gwendolyn Brooks Dies

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NPR's Cheryl Corely reports on the death of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks. Illinois poet laureate for more than thirty years, Brooks work is celebrated for its exploration of Black heritage and culture. She was 83 years old.