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Maya Angelou
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... More »
Name at Birth: Marguerite Johnson
Born: April 4, 1928 (age 89), St. Louis, Missouri
Died: May 28, 2014

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Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry , ...

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Take a peek at the early trauma and many accomplishments of Maya Angelou, Pulitzer Prize nominated poet and author of I know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

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Maya Angelou - Poet - Maya Angelou was an author, poet, historian, songwriter, playwright, dancer, stage and screen producer, director, performer, singer, and ...

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... became a celebrated poet, memoirist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Going Home With Maya Angelou ...

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Official website includes biographical information, lists of the poet's works, recent interviews, books and recordings for sale, and agent's contact information.

www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/maya-angelou

An acclaimed American poet, storyteller, activist, and autobiographer, Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri. Angelou has had a  ...

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On this day in History, Maya Angelou is born on Apr 04, 1928. Learn more about what happened today on History.

www.achievement.org/achiever/maya-angelou

Dec 17, 2016 ... Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Annie Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri. Her parents divorced when she was only three and she was sent with ...

www.fembio.org/english/biography.php/woman/biography/maya-angelou

Maya Angelou is perhaps best known for her critically acclaimed and internationally popular series of six autobiographies. Angelou's compelling, conversational ...