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Maya Angelou (Poet)

  • Date of Birth

    Angelou was born on April 4th, 1928
  • Wrote "Black, Blues, Black"

    She wrote a television series which focused on African culture.
  • Published "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

    She published one of her most well known literary works.
  • Nominated for a Tony Award

    Angelou was nominated for an acting award, for her work in a play.
  • Received Presidential Medal of Freedom

    President Barack Obama awarded her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.