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Maya Angelou: 'Easy Reading Is Damn Hard Writing'

Dr. Maya Angelou received the Literarian Award for Outstanding Se...

With the death today of Maya Angelou at age 86 in North Carolina, America has lost one of its most influential voices and powerful minds of the 20th century. While many tributes to her will focus on her distinction as the first African-American female writer to become celebrated by American popular culture, Angelou’s gifts place …

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9 Inspiring Maya Angelou Poems You Can Read Online

"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors." -Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou's Son: 'I Grew Up In Her Light'

Guy Johnson says he is often asked what it's like to be Dr. Maya Angelou's son. In this clip from "Super Soul Sunday" on OWN, he shares his experience being raised by the woman hailed as one of the most influential voices of our time. NOTE: A menagerie of videos! #RIPMayaAngelou #OWNer