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Maya Angelou
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Poet
    (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014)
    Birth Name is Marguerite Johnson
    Poetry includes 'I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings,' 'Still I Rise,' 'Remembrance,' and 'The Rock Cries Out to Us Today'
    Authored 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' 'The Heart Of A Woman,' 'Even The Stars Look Lonesome,' 'All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes' and 'And Still I Rise'
    Screenplays include 'How to make an American Quilt,' 'Georgia, Georgia,' and 'All Day Long'
    She was continually referred to as 'Dr. Angelou' (as if she didn't have enough credentials).
    Some of her poems are self-absorbed like 'Phenomenal Woman' written about herself.
    She had many names including Marguerite Johnson, Marguerite Angelos and Maya Angelou.
    Many of her books are self-promoting. (Six of them are autobiographies).
    She to read a poem at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton.
    She said 'The honorary duty of a human being is to love.'
    She wrote a children's books such as 'My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken and Me' and 'Life Doesn't Frighten Me.'
    She was raped at eight by her mother's boyfriend and chronicled it in 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.'
    She was a friend of Alvin Ailey.
    She was a modern dancer.
    She was a civil rights activist.
    She ranked #81 in Forbes Power List (2000).

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