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Fans Celebrate Maya Angelou on her 90th Birthday

Phenomenal woman, that’s her.

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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.

 

 

 

 

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