June Jordan

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Birth Name: June Jordan

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: July 9, 1936

Date Of Death: June 14, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

June Jordan was born on the 9th of July, 1936. She was best known for being a Poet. Caribbean-American poet whose nearly thirty literary works include His Own where (1972), I Was Looking at the Ceiling and then I Saw the Sky (1995), and Some of Us Did Not Die (2003). Also known for her activism, she was an outspoken advocate of Civil Rights, women’s rights, and LGBT equality.

June Jordan was born in New York. She started writing poetry when she was just seven years old. She later attended Barnard College and published her debut literary work, a collection of children’s poems entitled Who Look at Me, in 1969. She received numerous honors and awards, including the Rockefeller grant for creative writing.

June Jordan was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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June Jordan was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

June Jordan is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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June Jordan was born in the Year of the Rat.

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REAL NAME: June Jordan
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: June Jordan was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: June Jordan was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: June Jordan had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

June Jordan’s birth sign is Cancer and she had a ruling planet of Moon.

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