Today, the world has received very sad news. Maya Angelou, acclaimed author,poet and civil rights activist was found dead at the age of 86. Though no official form of death has been reported, Angelou was said to be struggling with health and heart problems.
Maya Angelou was truly an inspiration to all. During her lifetime, she was honored with over 50 awards including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor. Her most notable book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings made history as it was extremely controversial but a best-seller. Maya Angelou is renowned around the entire world, and with an immense body of work, her legacy will certainly live on forever.
Rest in Peace to a true African-American Queen.