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Maya Angelou: Pulitzer Prize-winning African American author and an important figure in the American Civil Rights.. American Poet

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Quote Left Black women have not historically stood in the pulpit, but that doesn't undermine the fact that they built the churches and maintain the pulpits. Quote Right
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Quote Left The white American man makes the white American woman maybe not superfluous but just a little kind of decoration. Not really important to turning around the wheels of the state. Well the black American woman has never been able to feel that way. No black American man at any time in our history in the United States has been able to feel that he didn't need that black woman right against him, shoulder to shoulder -- in that cotton field, on the auction block, in the ghetto, wherever. Quote Right
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Quote Left I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water. Quote Right
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Quote Left Determine to live life with flair and laughter. Quote Right
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Quote Left Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. Quote Right
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