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Brooks, Gwendolyn Elizabeth locked

1917–2000 African American poet and novelist, who was a leading poet of the post–World War II era as well as an important figure in the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.

Brooks, Gwendolyn Elizabeth locked

1917–2000 African American poet and novelist, who was a leading poet of the post–World War II era as well as an important figure in the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
  • James Smethurst

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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