A 22-year-old African American woman has become the youngest inauguration poet in American history

A 22-year-old African American woman has become the youngest inauguration poet in American history

Overseas, January 21 (Xinhua) Amanda Gorman, a 22-year-old African American woman, became the youngest inauguration poet in the history of the United States by reciting poems at Biden’s inauguration ceremony on January 20 local time.

According to UPI, Gorman recited a song entitled “the hill we climb” at the inauguration ceremony, talking about the US Congress riots and calling for unity.

A 22-year-old African American woman has become the youngest inauguration poet in American history

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After the recitation, Goleman tweeted a picture with a ring, saying it was given to her by Oprah Winfrey, a famous American talk show host, in memory of Maya Angelu, a late inauguration poet. Oprah then wrote: “Gorman is the most proud young woman I am.” According to the US business Insider Network, the earrings Gorman wore on that day were also presented by Oprah.

Gorman is from Los Angeles. Gorman said the Biden inauguration Committee contacted her at the end of December 2020 and told her that she was recommended by first lady Jill Biden, according to the associated press. (overseas / Li Fang / Yu Yu)

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