Rest in Peace, Maya Angelou, Bringer of Light.

1928 – 2014

Today she rises to her final home:

Safe passage, Dr. Angelou. We bow our heads in gratitude for your gifts, your courage, your words, your power.

And Still I Rise

In addition to her well-known autobiographies, Maya Angelou has steadily written poetry over the years. In this video Professor Angelou recites her poem, "An…

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