Maya Angelou Wasn’t Just a Writer—She Inspired Generations

June 7, 2014 10:26 AM

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The beloved poet to presidents wrote with a power that guided more than one generation through some of the most crucial moments in African-American history.

On Saturday Maya Angelou’s homegoing will offer a chance to reflect on one of the less-often discussed aspects of her panoramic legacy: that of a radical political intellectual who indelibly shaped the times she lived in.

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