At 100, Gwendolyn Brooks Still Inspires

The late poet Gwendolyn Brooks, who was the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize. | Photo by Nora Brooks Blakely Tuesday, March 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The poet Gwendolyn Brooks, who died in 2000 at the age of 83, would have been 100 years old this year. In Illinois, particularly in the Chicago area, Brooks has become something of an institution. … Continue reading At 100, Gwendolyn Brooks Still Inspires