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Maya Angelou

(b. 1928) American novelist and poet

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Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard  

(b. 8 November 1953), actor.Alfre Woodard is an actor’s actor. She can play a lead or a supporting character with equal ease. She has played doctors, drug addicts, social ...
Angelou, Maya

Angelou, Maya (b. 1928)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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(b. 1928),

critically acclaimed autobiographer, playwright, poet, and director. Born Marguerite Johnson on 4 April

Angelou, Maya

Angelou, Maya (b. 4 April 1928)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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(b. 4 April 1928),

author and performer. Born Marguerite Ann Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, to Bailey

Angelou, Maya

Angelou, Maya (1928–2014)   Quick reference

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Black US writer, whose status as a national icon was confirmed by her reading one of her poems, ‘On the Pulse of the Morning’, at President ...

Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson  

(b. 19 December 1933), actor.Three-time Emmy Award winner Cicely Tyson was an actress, humanitarian, and activist. She was a woman who exuded strength and dignity and personified excellence, much ...
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incest  

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The criminal offence of an act of penetration (penetrating or allowing to be penetrated) between close family members, which generally includes a lineal ancestor, lineal descendant, sibling or ...
Joe Louis

Joe Louis  

1914–1981)US boxer, known as ‘The Brown Bomber’, and world heavyweight champion (1937–49).Born at Lexington, Alabama, Joe Louis was a Golden Gloves champion and turned professional in 1934. Within ...
North Carolina

North Carolina  

In the early twenty-first century Latinos and Latinas represent the largest foreign-born population in North Carolina, and their numbers are growing rapidly in the state. What is the relative size ...

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