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June Jordan Biography and Poems

June Jordan Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on June Jordan, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Jordan, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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June Millicent Jordan (July 9, 1936 - June 14, 2002) was a Caribbean American poet, novelist, journalist, biographer, dramatist, teacher, and committed activist. In her three decade career Jordan made her mark as one of the fiercest and most compassionate voices of her time. She became a passionate voice of a generation battling the constructions of race, gender, sexuality, politics, war, violence, and human rights. Jordan played an important role in the development of black artistic, social, and politic movements and is still widely regarded as one of the most significant and prolific Black, bisexual writers of the twentieth century.. American poet and educator

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