Gwendolyn Brooks

January 29, 2024 ·

Renowned poet Gwendolyn Brooks is photographed in May 1968, the same year she became the Poet Laureate of Illinois, succeeding Carl Sandburg. (Howard Simmons/Ebony Collection)

Renowned poet Gwendolyn Brooks is photographed in May 1968, the same year she became the Poet Laureate of Illinois, succeeding Carl Sandburg. (Howard Simmons/Ebony Collection)