US author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou dies (14)

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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