Gwendolyn Brooks Poet Gwendolyn Brooks -- the first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize -- has died at the age of 83. All Things Considered remembers Brooks and her work.
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Gwendolyn Brooks

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Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks

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Poet Gwendolyn Brooks — the first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize — has died at the age of 83. All Things Considered remembers Brooks and her work.