Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine is an acclaimed poet, essayist, and playwright known for her work exploring race and social justice in America. She has received numerous awards for her writing, including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry.


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  1. 1. Citizen: An American Lyric

    "Citizen: An American Lyric" is a compelling and thought-provoking exploration of racial prejudice in contemporary America. The book, written in a blend of poetry, prose, and visual images, delves into the everyday experiences and microaggressions that people of color face. It also addresses larger events from the news that have impacted the Black community. The book is a powerful commentary on race, identity, and belonging, challenging readers to confront their own biases and perceptions.

    The 2653rd Greatest Book of All Time