Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Annie Johnson, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning African American poet. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 8 1928 and died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on May 28, 2014. Angelou was also a dancer, an actress and a singer.


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Quote Left Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives. Quote Right
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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 My life has been one great big joke A dance that's walked A song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke When I think about myself. Quote Right
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Quote Left Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible. Quote Right
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Quote Left You can't be consistently fair, consistently generous, consistently just, or consistently merciful. You can be anything erratically, but to be that thing time after time after time, you have to have courage. Quote Right
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