NEW YORK (AP) — Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet who captured hearts at the inauguration of President Joe Biden, posted to social media that she was followed home by a security guard who…
Amanda Gorman’s experience is that of so many black people.
Happy she made it home safely. So many others don’t. https://t.co/0maYbYGIWO
— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) March 6, 2021
“This is the reality of black girls: One day you’re called an icon, the next day, a threat,” Amanda Gorman wrote on Twitter. https://t.co/vZrzFSN16I
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 6, 2021