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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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Jun 5, 2017 ... Take a peek at the early trauma and many accomplishments of Maya Angelou, Pulitzer Prize nominated poet and author of I know Why the ...

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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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We celebrate the re-release of I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, with a foreword by “daughter-friend” Oprah Winfrey. We celebrate a book that changed the ...

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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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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.

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May 28, 2014 ... Maya Angelou, a child of the Jim Crow South who rose to international prominence as a writer known for her frank chronicles of personal ...

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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 ...