/ Miss Brooks
as Miss Brooks,
was a poet, a feminist,
a mother and an activist.
“Very early in life I became fascinated with the wonders language can achieve. And I began playing with words.”
/ Centennial CELEBRATION
At 100, Miss Gwendolyn Brooks’ voice is enduring; ever wise, provocative and courageous
Art hurts. Art urges voyages – and it is easier to stay at home.
Local and national
involved in this
“I am a writer perhaps because I am not a talker.”
If everyone is
care of itself.
“We are each other’s magnitude and bond.”
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reading a book
you love over
“I’ve always thought of myself as a reporter.”