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NBC Newsletter Jan/Feb2021

Happy Black History Month to All!      National News: It probably comes as no surprise to anyone that on  January 20, 2021, Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first woman/first person of color to hold the position of Vice President of the United States. A surprising development came out of this as well. During the inauguration of Harris and Joe Biden as President, Amanda Gormon, the youngest Poet Laureate to date, delivered a powerful poem titled The Hill We Climb that sent reverberations throughout America and the world.  Gormon is featured in several interviews and now has two bestsellers at the top of the Amazon book list, although they will not come out until September!  The titles of Gormon’s books are The Hill We Climb (a debut collection of Ms. Gordon’s poems) and Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem (a picture book for children). She has also signed a contract with IMG Modeling agency, famous for such models as Gigi and Bella Hadid. She will also appear at the upcoming Superbowl. Continue reading