Maya Angelou was an African-American author, poet, dancer, actress and singer. Best known for her autobiographical books and poems, she was respected as a spokesperson for black people and women, and her works have been considered a defense of Black culture.
April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014
"I know that when I pray, something wonderful happens. Not just to the person or persons for whom I'm praying, but also something wonderful happens to me. I'm grateful that I'm heard." -Maya Angelou
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