Deutsche Welle 2014.05.28 17:27
Author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died aged 86, the
university in North Carolina where she taught has said. She was one of the
first African-American women to find mainstream success as an author.
"Today members of the Wake Forest University community mourn the loss of
beloved poet, author, actress, civil rights activists and professor, Dr.
Maya Angelou," the institution said in a statement on Wednesday.
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