"Still I Rise" Maya Angelou

Jake Weathers

Biography

  • Maya Angelou
  • April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014
  • St. Louis, MO - died in Winston Salem, NC
  • She was the northern coordinator for the southern leadership conference, Reynolds professor of American studies, The first black woman director in Hollywood
  • The editor of "The Arab Observer" in Cairo, Egypt. Editor of the "Africa Review" in Accra,Ghana. She wrote "Afro-Americans in the Arts" a PBS special.
  • National Medal of Arts in 2000, Medal of Freedom in 2010, And was nominated for the National Book Award.
  • Her real name is Marguerite Johnson.

Tone

Symbolism,Figurative language,and Imagery

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