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An ode to Maya Angelou

Lauren Hansen
May 28, 2014
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Read more about Maya Angelou:

Maya Angelou, lyrical witness of the Jim Crow South dies at 86 (The New York Times)

Listen: Dr. Maya Angelou recites her poem Phenomenal Woman (Oprah.com)

Read an excerpt from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Random House)

Read about Angelou's life (MayaAngelou.com)

Watch an interview with Oprah Winfrey where Maya Angelou talks calypso and forgiveness:

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