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...
Name at Birth:
April 4, 1928 (age
St. Louis, Missouri
May 28, 2014
Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She
published seven ..... In 2013, at the age of 85, Angelou published the seventh
autobiography in her series, titled Mom &...
Feb 6, 2015 ... 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. Maya Angelou was born as Marguerite Johnson on April ... actress,
historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Going Home With Maya Angelou ...
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,
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 ...
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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
Maya Angelou. (geb./née Marguerite Johnson). born April 4, 1928 St. Louis,
Missouri died on May 28, 2014 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. American