By: April D. Byrd
POETS, AUTHORS, WRITERS, HUMANITARIANS, Everyone! Rise up and Salute!! R.I.P Dr. Angelou!! Today we will honor and always remember the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou. As news feeds and Televisions screens blow up with the breaking news. We will always remember the Impact this Amazing Writer made on the nation.
Dr. Angelou almost has literally shown the whole world the power of the pen, with her excellence and achievement in literature and so many other fields.
As reported from CNN:
Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist and actress whose work defied description under a simple label, has died, her literary agent, Helen Brann, said Wednesday.
She died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Brann said.
A professor, singer and dancer, Angelou's work spans several professions. In 2011, President Barack Obama awarded her with the Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor.