American Indian Activist, Poet John Trudell Dies At 69John Trudell, a poet and actor who spoke for American Indian protesters during the 1969 Alcatraz Island occupation and later headed the American Indian Movement, has died.
New, Anonymous 'Poe Toaster' Selected To Honor PoetThe tradition started after a mysterious visitor would leave three roses and a bottle of cognac at Poe's grave on the night of his birthday
Richard Blanco Becomes First Hispanic or Gay Man to Recite Inaugural PoemInaugural Poet Richard Blanco read his poem “One Today” at the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Monday morning.

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