Fans across the country remembered civil rights activist Maya Angelou on what would have been her 90th birthday. Maya Angelou was born on April 4th, 1929 in Winston-Salem, NC. Over the span of 50 years, Angelou published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry. Angelou is best known for her first autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings which tells the story of her life up until age 17.
People celebrated not only Angelou’s 90th birthday, but her legacy, by engaging with #MayaAngelou on both Twitter and Instagram.
'I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.'#MayaAngelou
You're an angel in heaven. Today we celebrate your 90th birthday. Your words will never be forgotten. pic.twitter.com/s1iTBYMX8X
— Christo (@ChristoThurston) April 4, 2018
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— Dazed (@Dazed) April 4, 2018
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