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Themes in Maya Angelou's autobiographies - Wikipedia, the free ...

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The themes encompassing African-American writer Maya Angelou's seven autobiographies ... Angelou did not write Caged Bird with the intention of writing a series of ... They take place from the b...

Maya Angelou gave literary, political voice to ... - Workers World

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Youth and students from successive generations were influenced by Maya Angelou's widely read book, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. ... Angelou's contributions to literature and social movements will remain as an inspiration to today's ...

The My Hero Project - Maya Angelou

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Oct 8, 2007 ... Maya Angelou is an inspirational figure for anyone, as she took a difficult ... moreover making significant contributions in the world for social ...

Maya Angelou's Civil Rights Legacy | The Nation

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May 28, 2014 ... Dr. Maya Angelou wrote in her tribute to the fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations, ... We are the miraculous, the true wonders of this world.

Contributions of African Americans To American Society

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African Americans have had major contributions to our westernized society. ... Maya Angelou is one prominent African American author/poet that is known ... and one significant thing that bought this voice out to the world is Angelou was raped ...

Women in Literature: Maya Angelou | OUPblog

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Sep 28, 2006 ... Women in Literature, a look at Maya Angelou. ... Academic Insights for the Thinking World. Search for: Search. Facebook ... The September 2006 report explored the contributions of women to American literature. Twice a week ...

Maya Angelou Was One of the Most Influential Voices of Our Time ...

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May 28, 2014 ... Maya Angelou was poet, novelist, educator, producer, actress, filmmaker, ... I'd think, my God, how did that happen and what's going on? I'd be ...

1928-2014: Maya Angelou, writer, performer and participant in the ...

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Jun 18, 2014 ... Writer, singer, dancer and actor Maya Angelou died on the morning of ... varied and eventful life, residing in different parts of the world, taking .... Angelou made her greatest contribution as a writer, particularly in her early autobiographies. ... The working class does not figure here as centrally as it did in her ...

Maya Angelou - United States History

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The role of Maya Angelou in the history of the United States of America.

Maya Angelou - Poetry Foundation

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Angelou's most famous work, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), deals with .... an honorary National Book Award for contributions to the literary community. .... author of preface to Mending the World: Stories of Family by Contemporary ...

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The Maya Angelou Biography: A Voice For Black America

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Looking back on the life of Maya Angelou, Civil Rights activist and author of I Know Why ... Maya Angelou's contribution to American culture was recognized by  ...

Maya Angelou's cultural impact not forgotten | The National

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May 29, 2014 ... Dr Maya Angelou, famed poet, author and activist, passed away at the age of 86. However, her cultural impact in the US and around the world, will not be ... an honorary National Book Award for her contributions to the literary ...

Maya Angelou | Biographies - FemBio

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Maya Angelou is perhaps best known for her critically acclaimed and .... She has written several children's picture books, contributed essays, articles, and short ... If we look out of our eyes at the immediate world around us, we see whites and ...