Meet Amanda Gorman

Original Post: February 5, 2021

February is Black History Month! We would like to bring to your attention some recent history (2017). Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, as well as an award-winning writer and a graduate of Harvard University.

Amanda recently wrote and delivered her poem titled “The Hill We Climb” at the inauguration for Joe Biden. It is absolutely refreshing, check it out!

On the speech side of things, she was known to have a speech impediment and has worked on this herself to nearly clear it. This can be seen when contrasting the following two videos.

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