Lyricist Lounge: Black Woman to Read Poem at Inauguration
Dec, 16, 2009

Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet Elizabeth Alexander has been tapped to read one of her works during President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration on January 20, according to the Washington Post. The Yale University professor was a year old when her parents took her to the March on Washington and will join soul legend Aretha Franklin, among others, on this historic day.



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