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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

Maya Angelou - Wikipedia


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


3 days ago ... Maya Angelou is a poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and her numerous ...

BIOGRAPHY | Caged Bird Legacy - Maya Angelou


BIOGRAPHY. Maya Angelou was born as Marguerite Johnson on April ... actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Going Home With Maya Angelou ...

Maya Angelou - Academy of Achievement


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 ...

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 - Poet | Academy of American Poets


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 Biography - life, children, parents, name, story, death ...


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 ...

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 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.