Maya Angelou

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Historical biographies
Grade:
3

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Maya Angelou

Maya began writing poetry. Soon she had moved to New York where she joined the Writer's Guild. Maya begins working diligently with Civil Rights activists.

Maya Angelou

"I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it."

1928

1937

1958

1970

2014

3.H.1 Understand how events, individuals and ideas have influenced the history of local and regional communities.

After working on it for a few years, Maya puts out her work I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. It was a huge success.

At the age of nine Maya was abused by her mother's boyfriend. It traumatized her and she wouldn't speak anymore.

Maya is born as Marguerite Ann Johnson. Her brother gives her the nickname Maya.

On May 28, 2014, Maya dies at the age of 86.


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