The World Mourns The Passing Of Poet, Authour & Civil Rights Activist: Maya Angelou

The poet and memoir-ist Maya Angelou died on May 28th, at the age of eighty-six. A civil-rights activist and a professor at Wake Forest University, Angelou—born on April 4, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri—was the author of works including “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” and received awards including the National Medal of Arts and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Her public life spanned decades and included a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize, as well as dozens of honorary degrees.

Rest In Peace Maya Angelou. Full obituary HERE.

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