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Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. ..... which was purchased in 2004 and was full of her "growing library" of books she collected throughout her life,...

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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 Biography -- Academy of Achievement


May 28, 2014 ... Profile of Maya Angelou, Biography of Maya Angelou, Interview with ... The book tells the story of her life from her childhood in Arkansas to the ...

Maya Angelou - Poetry Foundation


It took Angelou 15 years to write the final volume of her autobiography, A Song .... The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou, Random House (New York, ...

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Maya Angelou (1928 -2014) – Modern American poet and writer. One of America's leading female contemporary poets. Also active in civil rights movement.

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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 her ...

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Maya Angelou's biography and life story.(born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928) was an American author and poet who has been called "America's ...

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Examine the life, times, and work of Maya Angelou through detailed author biographies ... Maya Angelou is, true to the title of her own poem, a “Phenomenal Woman. ..... Start your free trial with eNotes for complete access to this resource and ...

Growing Up Maya Angelou | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian


Editor's Note: In 2003, associate editor Lucinda Moore traveled to Maya Angelou's home to interview her about her childhood and life story on the occasion of ...

Maya Angelou Fast Facts - CNN.com


Apr 4, 2013 ... Here is a look at the life of Grammy-winning author and poet Maya Angelou.

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, St. Louis, Missouri
Died: May 28, 2014
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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 Collection ...

Maya Angelou is born - Apr 04, 1928 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, Maya Angelou is born on Apr 04, 1928. ... on the balcony outside his second-story room at theLorraine Motelin Memphis, Tennessee.

Maya Angelou | Academy of American Poets - Poets.org


Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 4, 1928. ... 1995); The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou (1994); Wouldn 't ...