Dr. Maya Angelou

Born in St. Louis, Missouri,, United States on 4 April 1928
Passed away in Winston-Salem, North Carolina,, United States on 28 May 2014
Aged 86 years
Born on April 4, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is known for her 1969 memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which made literary history as the first nonfiction best-seller by an African-American woman. In 1971, Angelou published the Pulitzer Prize-nominated poetry collection Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Die. She later wrote the poem "On the Pulse of Morning"—one of her most famous works—which she recited at President Bill Cli... Read more
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