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Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. ..... The New York Times, describing Angelou's residence history in New York City, stated that she regularly hosted elabo...

Maya Angelou - Author, Civil Rights Activist, Poet - Biography.com


Feb 6, 2015 ... Maya Angelou - Mini Biography (TV-14; 4:15) A short biography of author and poet Maya Angelou who wrote the bestselling autobiography, ...

Maya Angelou - Poet | Academy of American Poets - Poets.org


Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 4, 1928. She grew up in St. Louis and Stamps, Arkansas. She was an author, poet,  ...

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


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

Maya Angelou Biography - eNotes.com


Examine the life, times, and work of Maya Angelou through detailed author biographies on eNotes.

Maya Angelou - Poetry Foundation


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

Maya Angelou - Maya Angelou Biography - Poem Hunter


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 ...

Maya Angelou Fast Facts - CNN.com


Apr 4, 2013 ... ... is a look at the life of Grammy-winning author and poet Maya Angelou. ... This is the basis for her first autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged ...

Maya Angelou Biography -Biography Online


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

Maya Angelou Timeline - History Timelines


Maya Angelou Timeline ( 1928 - ) The life of this famous female Black African American poet and actress. Her involvement in the American Civil Rights ...

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 88), St. Louis, Missouri
Died: May 28, 2014
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Biography | Caged Bird Legacy - Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou was born as Marguerite Johnson on April 4th, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in St. Louis and Stamps, Arkansas. Maya Angelou became ...

Maya Angelou Biography -- Academy of Achievement


May 28, 2014 ... Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Annie Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri. Her parents divorced when she was only three and she was sent with ...

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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 ...