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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_Angelou

Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven ..... The New York Times, describing Angelou's residence history in New York City, stated that she regularly hosted elaborate New Year's Day ..... Many critics consider Angelou's autobiographies more important than her poetry.

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/maya-angelou-was-one-most-influential-voices-our-time-180951582

May 28, 2014 ... Maya Angelou was poet, novelist, educator, producer, actress, filmmaker, dancer and ... Writer: She is perhaps most famous for her best-selling, ...

www.biography.com/people/maya-angelou-9185388

Aug 30, 2017 ... Maya Angelou's 1969 autobiography, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, ... Sings, which made literary history as the first nonfiction best-seller by an ... collections of poetry, but her most famous was 1971's collection Just Give ...

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The role of Maya Angelou in the history of the United States of America. ... See also Important and Famous Women in America , and Important and Famous ...

www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/12/maya-angelou-obit-113845

Dec 29, 2014 ... ... spoke six languages and was the second poet in history to recite a poem ... But what stands out to me most about Maya Angelou is not what she has ... Indeed, Maya called courage “the most important of all the virtues,” and ...

www.datesandevents.org/people-timelines/19-maya-angelou-timeline.htm

Maya Angelou Timeline ( 1928 - ) The life of this famous female Black African American poet and actress. Her involvement in the American Civil Rights ...

www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/article/section/poets-corner/maya-angelou-poet-author-civil-rights-activist-1928-2014

Aug 19, 2015 ... Maya Angelou died last year aged 86 Black History Month looks back .... the range of these activities shows how important financial services…

www.thenational.ae/lifestyle/maya-angelou-s-cultural-impact-not-forgotten-1.241798

May 29, 2014 ... Dr Maya Angelou, famed poet, author and activist, passed away at the age of 86. ... of our history and our humanity,” said Rep Nancy Pelosi, D-California, ... it with a paraphrased version of King's famous “drum major” quote.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/maya-angelou-is-born

On this day in History, Maya Angelou is born on Apr 04, 1928. ... She has been nominated for several important awards and read a poem written for the occasion  ...