First African-American Named Poet Laureate Of North Carolina

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Author: Ryan Velez North Carolina native Jaki Shelton Green has just made history in her home state, being the first African-America to be named the state’s poet laureate, according to U.S. News. Her term, succeeding Shelby Stephenson, will officially start July 1. She will be the ninth person to hold the honor overall, as well […]

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