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Maya Angelou - Wikipedia


Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry , ...

BIOGRAPHY | Caged Bird Legacy - Maya Angelou


... became a celebrated poet, memoirist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Going Home With Maya Angelou ...

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 ...

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 - 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 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 ...

Angelou, Maya | NCpedia


Maya Angelou was best known as a poet and the best-selling author of I Know Why ... She was raised in St. Louis and Stamps, Arkansas, and spent much of her  ...

Angelou, Maya (1928- )


In 1960 Maya Angelou, a single mother and struggling actor, accepted the ... 1928, Angelou was raised by her paternal grandmother after her parents' divorced.

Maya Angelou - FemBio


Maya Angelou is perhaps best known for her critically acclaimed and ... During her early years Angelou was raised with her brother Bailey in the racially ...