Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame: Maya Angelou, Writer and Activist

by Jess Ardrey  on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 12:00 am   5 min read

Maya Angelou (Persistence of the Spirit collection, Arkansas State Archives)

By the time Dr. Maya Angelou's words were published in her first book, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," the writer, poet, singer, dancer, filmmaker, actor and activist had already put her whole heart into quite a lot in her 42 years of life.

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