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Florida School Bans Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Poem After Parental Complaint

HeadlineMay 24, 2023

A Florida elementary school in Miami-Dade County has banned Amanda Gorman’s poem, “The Hill We Climb,” which she read to widespread acclaim at President Biden’s inauguration. The ban came after a complaint from one parent.

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