Month: May 2018

America’s beloved poet: Lucille Clifton

America’s beloved poet: Lucille Clifton

Source: 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.

Dean of the Women: Barbara Mikulski

Dean of the Women: Barbara Mikulski

Source: Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame Senator Barbara Mikulski served longer in Congress than any other woman in U.S. history. During her tenure, she came to be known as the Dean of Women not only blazing a trail in government but also for mentoring her colleagues. And she keeps on working for all us.