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Looking Black On Today In 1950, Gwendolyn Brooks Became The First Black Person To Receive A Pulitzer Prize

By Blackthen

On May 1st, 1950, Gwendolyn Brooks became the first black person to receive a Pulitzer Prize. Gwendolyn received a Pulitzer for her book entitled Annie Allen. Gwendolyn Brooks was born on June 7th, 1917 in Topeka, Kansas. She was the first born child of David and Keziah Brooks. Shortly after …read more

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