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MAYA ANGELOU: AN ICON FLUNG UP TO HEAVEN | The Reel Network

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Renowned poet, novelist and actress Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86, according to her publicist, Helen Brann. Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Throughout her life, Maya Angelou lived.  Her childhood was very dark. She was a victim of incest rape, and spent several years mute because she felt that her testimony or “words” were responsible for the death of her abuser and it was too much for her 7 year old mind to process.

Before she became the beloved poet that we all know and love, she worked as an actress, director, fry cook, stripper and even a prostitute. But she was far from an everyday woman or a whore.  Those experiences eventually became a lesson to many black girls that were wandering through their lives trying to find their purpose.  The message was this: life is cumulative, never devalue your experiences because every piece of the puzzle is important. Black women embraced that reality and were able to rise. Angelou integrated her perspectives to form a truly unique view on life and the human condition.

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606 Comments

  1. Kimberly

    May 28, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    Maya said “Never whine!It let’s a brute know that a new victim has moved into the neighborhood have had that phase taped on my fridge for many many years and living by that phase I haven’t allowed people to take advantage of me ever since.We loved and love you so much Maya!Your words touched so many peoples lives especially mine!

  2. ericaf

    May 28, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    What are I****t and w***e? Can you fools stop the censorship? It’s getting ridiculous. Every other site can publish the words. Stupid

    • el

      May 28, 2014 at 11:07 pm

      Wow they even censored my reply of IN CEST

    • el

      May 28, 2014 at 11:09 pm

      WH ore was s the other word

  3. el

    May 28, 2014 at 11:05 pm

    #Incest

  4. Rev. George Brooks

    May 29, 2014 at 8:07 am

    Since this website, and Your Black World and others affiliated with it, intentionally kept the name of the writer of this piece hidden away, I take it that all with these websites fully approved of it, but are just too chicken to admit it. I’ve been affiliated with the media, so I know how this game goes. EVEN THOUGH I HAVE NEVER LEFT MY NAME OFF of anything that have written over my 40 years of journalism. And Maya I have always greatly admired and loved. But concerning the HEAVEN part of the story, I have to be truthful and inform all that that is a longtime dream of many, but one that NO ONE truthfully knows anything about. But it makes a lot of people happy, so let them keep on “smoking that pipe,” and dreaming. (ha ha) — Rev. George Brooks

  5. karmaeleven

    May 29, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    It feels as though I have lost a close relative.

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