• Amanda Gorman Discusses With Oprah When She ‘Laid It On The Floor' During Inaugural Poem

    15 days ago - By Essence

    Amanda Gorman from an upcoming episode of The Oprah Conversation | Photo credit: Apple TV+ By D'Shonda Brown · March 25, 2021March 25, 2021 You may recognize Amanda Gorman as the 23-year-old powerhouse who recited “The Hill We Climb” at President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris' inauguration, making her the nation's first-ever youth poet laureate. Gorman has gone on to be interviewed by former First Lady Michelle Obama for TIME and became the Super Bowl's first poet when she recited her original poem “Chorus of the Captains” at Super Bowl LV. Now, the inaugural poet and activist...
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