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Beyond the Sunset Research Guide

Lucille Clifton

  • Distinguished Professor of Humanities at SMCM
  • Wrote many pieces of poetry, children's books, and a memoir
  • State of Maryland Poet Laureate
  • Descended from slaves
  • Nominated twice for the Pulitzer


Lucille Clifton House

  • Originally named the White House, but renamed on March 1st, 2017
  • Houses Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator