Earlier this year, the iconic poet and civil rights activist spoke to ESSENCE about race relations and the need for continued activism today.
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A Renaissance woman who approached her work with glee and fervor, Dr. Maya Angelou was the true example of a life well-lived.
ESSENCE readers took to our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages to share their beautiful tributes to the celebrated author and poet.
See the touching tributes to Pulitizer Prize-winning author and poet, Dr. Maya Angelou.
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"Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God," read Dr. Angelou's last tweet.
"Michelle Obama represents all women," shared Dr. Maya Angelou.
Although she is no longer with us, Angelou's vast wisdom is sure to live on through her multitude of literary works. Here are 12 of our favorite quotes.
RT @DebbieGibson: Thx @lisarinna @stelladot 4 FAB eve last nite. Gr8 seeing longtime friend @hollyrpeete & @DENISE_RICHARDS @GarcelleB. htt?
Have a great day??M.B.?? http://t.co/g6fOMCjffa
RT @gpolson37: @thesherylralph @InstantMomTV I agree with that 100% especially if you ever just need a good laugh!
Oh I can't stand it when I can't fall asleep and have to be wide awake in 3 hours and on TV hosting #Gooddayla #KTLA then flying to London
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