Beloved poet Maya Angelou dies at 86

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Celebrated African-American author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou died on May 28, 2014. She was 86. Mayor Allen Joines of Winston-Salem, North Carolina told Fox TV affiliate WGHP in the southern state that Angelou was found dead on Wednesday evening (Manila time) by her caretaker. Angelou is best known for her autobiographies that focused on her childhood and early adulthood, including “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” from 1969. In her most recent post on Twitter, Angelou wrote: “Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.”

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