Here's a good starting place for her bio.
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.
Another bio, with great links to her poems.
Angelou's social message has always been central to her literary projects. Learn more about both here.
OK, so it's not "Alone" – but here's a clip of Angelou reading one of her most famous poems.
Fine, so it's really Denzel Washington and Oprah – but what more could you want?
We told you that she had her pulse on the country's issues! Check it out here.
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.
Angelou's a very civically engaged writer. Here she appears on a PBS series about famous African Americans.
C'mon, you know it had to happen! Find the interview here.
W who doesn't love Sesame Street?
We're not even kidding. Check this out.