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,
St. Louis, Missouri
May 28, 2014
Angelou's older brother, Bailey Jr., nicknamed Marguerite "Maya", derived from ...
and her colleagues, who wrote a biography about Angelou, it was during this ...
Take a peek at the early trauma and many accomplishments of Maya Angelou,
Pulitzer Prize nominated poet and author of I know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
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 ...
While she holds more than 30 honorary degrees from various institutions and a nomination for a Pulitzer Prize for her writing, Maya Angelou
was able to raise her son as a single mother without any formal higher education. Oprah and Angelou
first met while Oprah was wo... More »
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 ...
The book chronicles Angelou's childhood and ends with the birth of her son. ....
The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou, Random House (New York, ...
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 ...
Biography, photograph, and selected poems.
On this day in History, Maya Angelou is born on Apr 04, 1928. ... publishing her
multivolume autobiography, starting with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.