Dr. Maya Angelou has reportedly died at age 86. The poet laureate, philosopher, educator, author of the seminal text “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” was an international influence.
News of Dr. Angelou’s death comes from TV stations in Winston Salem, NC.
Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.
— Maya Angelou (@DrMayaAngelou) May 23, 2014
Watch her read “On the Pulse of the Morning” at the 1993 Clinton inauguration. We have lost an irreplaceable hero.