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1972, Pulitzer Prize nomination, For Angelou's first book of poetry, Just Give ... Appointed by President Gerald Ford; The council developed and planned ... 1981 , Reynold's Professor of Amer...

Maya Angelou - Urban Dreams


Maya Angelou. Scavenger ... In addition to being a poet, what other roles has Maya Angelou played? Author ... What appointment was she awarded in 1981?

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Awards, Honors, Recognitions ... It was there that she adopted the stage name Maya Angelou (her last name was a variation of her ex-husband's surname). .... First Reynolds Professor, Wake Forest University (lifetime appointment since 1981).

Maya Angelou | Academy of American Poets


Maya Angelou was an author, poet, historian, songwriter, playwright, dancer, stage ... All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (1986); The Heart of a Woman (1981); ... the Caged Bird Sings (1969), which was nominated for the National Book Award. ... She accepted a lifetime appointment in 1982 as Reynolds Professor of ...

Maya Angelou (1928–2014) - Encyclopedia of Arkansas


Maya Angelou was an internationally renowned bestselling author, poet, actor, and ... along with many other awards recognizing her accomplishments in the arts and her .... In 1981, she received a lifetime appointment to the Reynolds Chair of ...

List of honors received by Maya Angelou explained


African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou (1928–2015) was honored by ... In 2000, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Bill Clinton. ... 1975–76, Member, American Revolution Bicentennial Council, Appointed by President ... 1981, Reynold's Professor of American Studies, Wake Forest University ...

Maya Angelou: Her Story, Accomplishments and the Legacy She ...


May 29, 2014 ... Maya Angelou: Her Story, Accomplishments and the Legacy She Leaves Behind ... The 1970s brought many awards for the writer and humanitarian along ... In 1981 Angelou received a lifetime appointment at Wake Forest ...

The Presidential Medal of Freedom | The White House


He has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. .... the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, creating a ..... Dr. Maya Angelou is a prominent and celebrated author, poet, educator, .... Nominated by President Reagan in 1981, she served until her retirement in 2006.

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Make research projects and school reports about Maya Angelou easy with credible ... Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of American Studies (lifetime appointment), 1981; ... Langston Hughes Award, City College of New York, 1991; Maya Angelou ...

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The upward mobility that characterizes her career made her appointment no ... Du Bois Award, Assn of Social and Behavioral Scientists; Maya Angelou Tribute to .... In 1981 she became the first black appointed Special Master for the Florida  ...

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Maya Angelou | Biographies - FemBio


Maya Angelou is perhaps best known for her critically acclaimed and ... the highest award of the NAACP, in 1994 and the Mother Teresa Award in 2006. Since 1981 she has held the lifetime appointment as Reynolds Professor of American ...

Maya Angelou Biography -- Academy of Achievement


May 28, 2014 ... Profile of Maya Angelou, Biography of Maya Angelou, Interview with Maya Angelou, Maya Angelou Photo Gallery .... President Ford appointed her to the American Revolution ... Since 1981, Angelou has served as Reynolds Professor of ... The same year, she narrated the award-winning documentary film ...

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings


In addition to being a poet, what other roles has Maya Angelou played? 4. Identify prestigious awards she ... What appointment was she awarded in 1981? 9.