Maya Angelou Accomplishments

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Born on April 4, 1928 and died on May 28, 2014(bio.com). Maya Angelou was known for her famous memoir in 1969, I know why the Caged Bird Sings(bio.com). I chose her because she inspires me to do more than what I am doing. While she was alive, she was an author, actress, screenwriter, dancer, and poet. This essay will talk about her life and her accomplishments and what she went threw. Maya Angelou’s name was Marguerite Annie Johnson, In 1940 Maya was graduating eighth grade, a guest speaker named Edward Donleavy talked about all the things, the white students could do and praised the black high for top athletes even though Maya was top of her class she got no credit.(Maya Angelou) At the age of 15, she was a conductor on a San Francisco streetcar.

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