Baltimore Black HistoryLucille Clifton lived in West Baltimore from 1967. She became poet-in-residence at Coppin State University in 1971. By 1974, she had published two important collections of poetry that focused on black urban life at a very personal level. The strength, honesty and moral power of her work earned Clifton lasting fame. The State of Maryland named her Poet Laureate in 1979. In later years, she won leading poetry awards including the Robert Frost Medal and the Ruth Lilly Prize.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 357807 N 4350600|
|Decimal Degrees||39.29311667, -76.64888333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 17.587', W 76° 38.933'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 17' 35.22" N, 76° 38' 55.98" W|
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