Saturday, June 22, 2024

First Gay Latino Poet Selected as Inaugural Poet by President Obama

President Obama has selected Richard Blanco to serve as the Inaugural Poet for his swearing-in ceremony, making him the youngest poet, as well as the first Latino and gay poet to have the honor. Blanco, 44 years old and Cuban-American, was chosen to write an original poem for the January 21st Inauguration, which will be […]