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Thelma Lucille Sayles (Lucille Clifton)

Thelma Lucille Sayles (Lucille Clifton) – June 27th in African American History

June 27, 1936 Thelma Lucille Sayles (Lucille Clifton), poet and educator, was born in Depew, New York. Clifton graduated from the State University of New York in 1955 and over the next 15 years worked for the New York State Division of Employment and the federal Office of Education. In 1996, her poetry was included […]

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