Maya Angelou's 1969 autobiography, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, was nominated for a National Book Award and made her a symbol of pluck and pride for African-American women. In the 1950s Maya Angelou had been a dancer and stage actress, and she wa...
Name at Birth:
April 4, 1928,
St. Louis, Missouri
May 28, 2014
The details of Angelou's life described in her seven ... which was purchased in
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AKA: Marguerite Johnson: Marguerite Ann Johnson; Nickname: Maya; Full Name
... Maya Angelou is a poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed ...
Maya Angelou was born as Marguerite Johnson on April 4th, 1928, in St. Louis,
Missouri and raised in St. Louis and Stamps, Arkansas. ... With over 50 honorary
doctorate degrees Dr. Maya Angelou became a celebrated ... View Full
While she holds more than 30 honorary degrees from various institutions and a nomination for a Pulitzer Prize for her writing, Maya Angelou
was able to raise her son as a single mother without any formal higher education. Oprah and Angelou
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On this day in History, Maya Angelou is born on Apr 04, 1928. ... on the balcony
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Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 4,
1928. ... 1995); The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou (1994); Wouldn
... activist, and autobiographer, Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St
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Maya Angelou—author, poet, playwright, stage and screen performer, and
director—is best known for I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970), the story of