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- Author: June Jordan
June Jordan is generally considered one of the most significant political poets who emerged during the late 1960’s and early 1970’s in the United States. The only child of Jamaican-born parents, she was born in Harlem. When she was five years old her family moved to the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, where she grew up. Jordan’s mother belonged to the Universal Truth Center, a Harlem-based organization, and her father was an Episcopalian. Their religious practices gave the poet a sense of the importance of language and a moral foundation that informs much of...
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