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‘Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise’ Weaves a Rich Fabric From the Author’s Lived History

New documentary featuring Angelou’s own narration delves deeply into the life of the iconic civil rights activist, poet, dancer and singer.
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Renowned Poet and Civil Rights Activist Maya Angelou Dies at 86

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“You may write me down in history/ With your bitter, twisted lies,/ You may tread me in the very dirt/ But still, like dust, I’ll rise,” wrote Maya Angelou in one her many forceful, unforgettable poems.

Maya Angelou: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The People’s Poet

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Maya Angelou. Just the name evokes a number of powerful images. Maya Angelou the author, the poet, the actress, the civil rights leader. Maya Angelou, the “people’s poet.” By now, most of you know that Maya Angelou has passed away W...

Maya Angelou Documentary ‘And Still I Rise’ Gets National Theatrical Release

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Deadline Hollywood

 The first documentary about the late poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou will roll out in select theaters across the country this month after a successful one-theater run in Chicago. Maya  Angelou: And Still I Rise, from di...

Maya Angelou has died

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died: Award-winning author, renowned poet and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou has died. She was 86. [...] Angelou had been reportedly battling health problems. She recently canc...

Newswire: R.I.P. author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou

Entertainment / Books : The A.V. Club - Books

Several outlets are reporting that author, poet, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86. Born Mauguerite Ann Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, Angelou was a dancer, actress, and playwright before gaining inte...


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