Was an associate editor of an English language newspaper in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dr. Maya Angelou
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[on the George Zimmerman acquittal] A number of people think that only blacks were hurt, that African Americans were hurt by this decision, but that is not true. All you have to do is look at the protesters - they are white and black, Spanish-speaking and Asian. What is really injured - bruised if you will - is the psyche of our national population. We are all harmed. We are all belittled, and we...
She read her poem "On the Pulse Into Morning" at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton
on January 20, 1993, only the second poet asked to compose and deliver a poem at a US Presidential Inauguration, after Robert Frost
at the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy