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5 things you didn’t know about poet, author and activist Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

While noted author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou was very open about her life and experiences, over the years, she continued to inspire when sharing small unknown facts about her upbringing, including the real story behind her famed publication, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. For the five things you didn’t know about poet, author and activist Maya Angelou, hit the flip. – ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie

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  1. butter bean sugar on May 29, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    she look like a sweet girl , thats an old picture she was born in 1928 wheww she is old right /?/ when she talked she was young , happy , her voice never changed , everyone love to hear her talk i know i do .. i will miss any opportunity to see her resite her poems . she was remarkable ,and so intelligent . in a away she could read people like no one else can , she made everything right in your head , she made since of life as we know life .. she made us understand the powere of understanding things love you ms angelaou