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Who be came the first black streetcar conductor in San Francisco and later red her poetry at the inauguration of president Bill Clinton! Born in St Louis, Missouri, in April 1928, Maya Angelou is the African-American author who overcome so much to reached her goals. Maya received national attention when she published her book titled I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. She was nominated for an Emmy award for her roll in “Roots.”

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Who became the first black streetcar conductor in San Francisco and later read her poetry at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton? Born in St. Louis, Missouri, in April 1928, Maya Angelou is the African-American author who overcame so much to reach her goals. Maya received national attention when she published her book titled I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in "Roots."

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
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04/2005