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Maya angelous life and legacy

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Maya Angelou's Life and Legacy

Maya Angelou was an author, poet and icon. She grew up during segregation and used her work to empower and give voice to the African American community. Her memoir "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" changed the literary world and opened doors for African American authors and women.

Gender Civil RIghts Poetry Biography

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AIR DATE: 05/28/2014


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