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Mia Angelou

February Featured Woman

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Virginia R. Bensen

Maya Angelou (Born: April 4, 1928 and Died: May 28, 2014) is most remembered as a writer, an author, a poet, and a Civil Rights activist.

She has written a number of books, essays and poems.

Check out the video below that showcases many of her uplifting and inspirational quotes. 

The video below shares the interview between Maya Angelou and Sonia Sanchez. This really provides insights into Ms. Angelou’s values and her personality.  

Sources: (To view source, click on citation)

Maya Angelou, Biography.com

Related sources:

Carol E. Neubauer and Maya Angelou,” The Massachusetts Review, vol 28, no. 2 (Summer 1987), 286-292. (Note: You can read this article in JSTOR for free online. Just create a sign-in at: https://www.jstor.org/

Maya Angelou, The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou, Random House, 2004.

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