#5001 Overall Influence

Gwendolyn Brooks

African American writer


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From Wikipedia

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was an American poet, author, and teacher. Her work often dealt with the personal celebrations and struggles of ordinary people in her community. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry on May 1, 1950, for Annie Allen, making her the first African American to receive a Pulitzer Prize.

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Chicago State University


Kennedy–King College

Public two-year community college in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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#604 World Rank