Tuesday, April 03, 2012 | 6:00 AM
Happy Birthday: 15 Reasons We Love Maya Angelou
Born Marguerite Johnson on April 4, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Maya Angelou, a celebrated poet, author, educator, actress, director and civil rights activist, has continually pushed the boundaries and created a blueprint for living life boldly, yet, gracefully.
This week as Dr. Maya Angelou celebrates her 84th birthday, ESSENCE editors share the 15 reasons why she is our inspiration.
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