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Inauguration 2021: Amanda Gorman is the youngest poet to perform at a presidential inauguration

The 2021 presidential inauguration featured a powerful poem from 22-year-old Amanda Gorman.

Video Transcript

AMANDA GORMAN: We've learned that quiet isn't always peace and the norms and notions of what just is isn't always justice. But while democracy can be periodically delayed, it can never be permanently defeated. In this truth, in this faith, we trust, for while we have our eyes on the future, history has its eyes on us.