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The Poetry Foundation's on Maya Angelou

Here's a good starting place for her bio.

Maya Angelou's Official Site

According to this site, Maya Angelou is a "Global Renaissance Woman." Hey, who are we to disagree?  You'll find everything you need to know about her works and current projects here.

Poets.org on Angelou

Another bio, with great links to her poems.

Video

Angelou Speaks at a Church in San Francisco

Angelou's social message has always been central to her literary projects. Learn more about both here.

Angelou Reciting "And Still I Rise"

OK, so it's not "Alone" – but here's a clip of Angelou reading one of her most famous poems.

Just About Everyone Honoring Angelou

Fine, so it's really Denzel Washington and Oprah – but what more could you want?

Audio

Angelou Reads at Clinton's Inauguration

We told you that she had her pulse on the country's issues! Check it out here.

Images

Maya and the Muppets

When someone's as famous as Maya Angelou, she's bound to have tons of pictures floating on the web. Here's one of our favorites.

Movies and TV Productions

African American Lives

Angelou's a very civically engaged writer. Here she appears on a PBS series about famous African Americans.

Angelou on Oprah

C'mon, you know it had to happen! Find the interview here.

Angelou on Sesame Street

W who doesn't love Sesame Street?

Angelou Narrates Elmo Saves Christmas

We're not even kidding. Check this out.

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