America’s Beloved Poet: Lucille Clifton | WYPR

America’s Beloved Poet: Lucille Clifton

May 24, 2018

Credit Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

In her work, Poet Lucille Clifton explored the African-American experience and exalted our human capacity to persevere. For her efforts, she won major awards and widespread appreciation, including the claim that no American poet was more beloved than she.