Soror Dr. Maya Angelou, writer of the classic autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” has died. It was first reported in a local North Carolina paper.She was 86 years-old.
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Her death comes days after canceling her appearance at the Major League Baseball Beacon Awards luncheon, where she was to be honored.
We’re told she was found unresponsive inside her Winston-Salem home.
Angelou was a renowned poet, historian and civil rights advocate. As an actress and screen writer, she was hailed as a trailblazer. Her script for the film Georgia was the first ever by an African American woman. It was also nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
Memorial arrangements for Dr. Angelou have not yet been release.
Our hearts and prayers go out to our beloved Soror and her family. Now an IBTW we will never forget what she did to ALL MANKIND. Rest in Peace sweet soror!