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Maya Angelou: Video Timeline of the Legendary Poet and Activist on Democracy Now!

Web ExclusiveMay 28, 2014
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Dr. Maya Angelou, the renowned poet and author, has passed away at the age of 86. Over the years, Democracy Now! featured Angelou’s tributes to Fannie Lou Hamer, Ossie Davis, Coretta Scott King, Max Roach, and Nelson Mandela. Use this video timeline to scroll through her selected speeches from our archives. See each segment with a full transcript here.

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