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Author And Poet Maya Angelou Dies At 86

By Elizabeth Leland, The Charlotte Observer “She was an extraordinary, charismatic person,” Edwin Wilson, a former provost at Wake Forest University where Angelou taught, told The Charlotte Observer years ago. “She had a way of bringing an audience very much to within her grasp.” After Bill Clinton was elected president in 1992, he asked her […]

May 28, 2014

U.S. Poet Maya Angelou Dies At 86

Washington (AFP) – Celebrated African-American author, poet and human rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86, U.S. media said Wednesday. Mayor Allen Joines of Winston-Salem, North Carolina told Fox T.V. affiliate WGHP in the southern state that Angelou was found Wednesday morning by her caretaker. “Listen to yourself and in that […]

May 28, 2014