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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


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 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 Fast Facts - CNN.com


Apr 4, 2013 ... Here is a look at the life of Grammy-winning author and poet Maya Angelou.

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 ...

Maya Angelou Biography - eNotes.com


Examine the life, times, and work of Maya Angelou through detailed author biographies on eNotes.

African American Lives 2 . Profiles . Maya Angelou | PBS


Maya Angelou is a celebrated poet and best-selling memoirist, as well as an ... Angelou and her brother are raised by her grandmother, Annie Henderson, ...

Growing Up Maya Angelou | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian


Editor's Note: In 2003, associate editor Lucinda Moore traveled to Maya Angelou's home to interview her about her childhood and life story on the occasion of ...

Maya Angelou: my terrible, wonderful mother | Books | The Guardian


Mar 30, 2013 ... Maya Angelou was just three when her mother sent her to live with her ... this: when you cross my doorstep, you have already been raised.

Oprah Interviews Maya Angelou - Oprah.com


Maya Angelou, the woman Oprah calls mentor-mother-sister-friend, offers ... raised by her grandmother in the South; as a young girl she was raped; and, like me, ...

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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 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 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 ...