She once told Oprah Winfrey the reason why she wanted the job: "I loved the uniforms". Her dreams were put on hold when she got pregnant at the age of 16. She made her directorial debut with Down in the Delta in 1998.
She became a poet and a writer after adopting series of occupations as a young adult which included sex worker, a nightclub dancer, fry cook and journalist.
After testifying against the man he was convicted and imprisoned, but after he was released he was beaten to death.
The lovely cartoon depicts images accompanying the powerful words of Angelou's famous poem ' And Still I Rise', recited by a series of well-spoken voices. The man was killed by her uncles when she revealed about the incident.
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But her hard upbringing was something poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou took in her stride.
Maya was horrified, and did not speak for five years.
Google said in its description: "During those years books and poetry became her solace and constant companions, eventually helping her find her voice again to embark upon an intellectual and creative journey that defies description". Everything she represented as a woman, her creativity, her story, who she is.
By the end of her career, there were very few art forms Angelou hadn't participated in (which is how she wound up with both a Tony and a Pulitzer Prize nomination and three Grammy wins), but it's still delightfully surprising to know that Angelou was also a filmmaker. She was also one of the first African-American female members to join the Directors Guild of America after releasing her 1972 film titled Georgia, Georgia about an interracial romance. Maya worked for Martin Luther King, Jr. as the Northern Coordinator for Southern Christian Leadership Conference. She was also friends with Malcom X, and helped him set up new civil rights group-the Organization of Afro-American Unity-shortly before he was killed on February 21, 1965.
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In the Doodle audiovisual presentation, Angelou can be heard reading her best-recognized piece, "Still I Rise". For more than 30 years, in lieu of celebrating her birthday, Angelou sent flowers to Coretta Scott King on April 4.
In her lifetime, Angelou received more than 50 honorary degrees, wrote seven memoirs and 15 books of poetry. "All people's hands. People who would never buy a book".
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