See Stunning Photos Of Beyonce's Super Bowl Performance You Won't Find Anywhere Else view
Celebs and Their Adorable Furry Friends view
22 Happy Celeb Pictures That Are Guaranteed to Make You Smile view
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of the iconic poet Dr. Maya Angelou. Born Marguerite Johnson and later, nicknamed “Maya” by her older brother, Dr. Maya Angelou was a dancer, a singer, a model, a social activist and also, a teenage mother. She lived an expansive life, traversed the globe and influenced everyone from presidents and celebrities to students. Rest in Peace, Dr. Angelou.
Dr. Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928....
Dr. Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928. She was later, nicknamed “Maya” by her older brother
Customer Service | E-mail Newsletter Sign-up | Subscribe to Essence | Give a Gift of Essence | Change Your Address | Renew Your Subscription | Pay Your Bill | Questions & Comments
Bios | Contact Us | Essence Crosswords | Job Opportunities | Internships | Media Kit | Our Company | Site Map | Writer's Guidelines | Magazine Tablet Edition