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Maya angelou  poet  author  and civil rights activist  dies at 86

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Current Event May 29, 2014

Maya Angelou, Poet, Author and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 86

Maya Angelou, celebrated poet, writer of I know Why the Caged Bird Sings, and Civil Rights Activist, passed away at the age of 86. She was a celebrity and an iconic figure in the African-American community. Listen to this radio story with your students to learn the extent of her impact.

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Story Length: 5:42

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AIR DATE: 05/28/2014

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