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Amanda Gorman says she was racially profiled and followed home by a security guard who said she looked "suspicious." The youth poet laureate said: "This is the reality of Black girls: One day you're called an icon, the next day a threat." "I AM A THREAT: a threat to injustice."

Amanda Gorman, who in 2017 became America's first National Youth Poet Laureate, posted to social media about her experience being racially profiled by a security guard on March 5. The 23-year-old says the guard 'tailed' her on her walk home for allegedly looking 'suspicious.'

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Poet Amanda Gorman condemns Royal Family after Prince Harry and Meghan interview

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Poet Amanda Gorman noted that Meghan Markle was the British monarchy’s “greatest opportunity for change, regeneration, and reconciliation in a new era,” and said they missed out on the opportunity by maltreating the Duchess

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LA native and poet Amanda Gorman takes to Twitter to say she was racially profiled by a guard.

Poet Amanda Gorman condemns Royal Family after Prince Harry and Meghan interview

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"But sometimes change, the decisions that bring us the most hurt, aren’t about happiness, but healing." Poet Amanda Gorman is among those speaking out following Meghan and Prince Harry's interview with Oprah.

Poet Amanda Gorman is larger than life, with her face on the side of a building in Washington, D.C. A mural showing Gorman, who recited a poem at the inauguration of President Joe Biden, is being installed at 1608 17th St. NW.

Poet Amanda Gorman condemns Royal Family after Prince Harry and Meghan interview

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FULL AMANDA GORMAN POEM: “We will raise this wounded world into a wondrous one ... There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.” The 22-year-old is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history:

‘There is always light. Only if we are brave enough to see it. There is always light. Only if we are brave enough to be it.’ — National Youth Poet LaureateAmanda Gorman delivers a soaring poem at Pres. Biden’s inauguration

WATCH: Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, recites a poem on unity in the U.S. at #Inauguration2021 

“We will raise this wounded world into a wondrous one…There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it—if only we’re brave enough to be it.” Amanda Gorman makes history as youngest poet in recent history to read at a presidential inauguration:

Watch Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, recite her poem “The Hill We Climb” at President Biden's inauguration.

Poet Amanda Gorman tells CNN's @andersoncooper  that the Capitol riot inspired her to write a "message of hope, ingenuity and healing"

Amanda Gorman, the nation's first-ever youth poet laureate, called for Americans to "leave behind a country better than the one we were left" and unify together as she spoke at President Joe Biden's inauguration.

Here's the full poem from Amanda Gorman, who is the youngest poet to ever read at an inauguration. "Somehow we've weathered and witnessed a nation that isn't broken, but simply unfinished."

Amanda Gorman, 22, is the youngest inaugural poet ever in the U.S. She finished writing her poem late into the night of the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol. Here's an excerpt.

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National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s full inauguration speech. She’s brilliant. Chills...

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