The first African-American person to win a Pulitzer won in which category?

The first African-American person to win a Pulitzer won in which category?

Photography

Music

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Poetry

Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize, won in 1950 for her work “Annie Allen,” a collection of poetry that tells the story of a young black girl’s journey into womanhood.

Gwendolyn Brooks also became the first black woman to work in the Library of Congress as a poetry consultant.

Answer: The correct answer is Poetry

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