Warrior for equality Maya Angelou dies at 86 (10)

Scotsman.com News 2014.05.29 02:42
Maya Angelou, who has died at the age of 86. Picture: Getty by HILLEL ITALIE IN NEW YORK MAYA Angelou, the writer who rose from poverty, segregation and the harshest of childhoods to become America's poet laureate and a prominent civil rights activist, died yesterday at 86. In a statement announcing her death, her son Guy Johnson said: "She lived a life as a teacher, activist, artist and human being.
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