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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 &...

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


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 | 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 ...

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 - 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 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 -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.

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Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson on April 4, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri. After her parents' marriage ended, she and her brother, Bailey (who gave ...

Maya Angelou's Autobiography series by Maya Angelou - Goodreads


The writer/poet's multi-volume autobiography. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Gather Together in My Name, Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Ch...

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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