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Maya Angelou 1928-2014 RIP

Wednesday, May 28th 2014

“Regret is a very strong word. I hate it. But I wish I had more time. I would have liked to spend six months on a Greek island, living with the people, laughing and singing and dancing.” Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou doing a little reading in her dressing room before her performance at the Village Vanguard in New York City. Long before she was a poet and writer and the icon we know today,
Dr. Angelou was a dancer and singer of folk and calypso songs (she even recorded an album in 1957 called “Miss Calypso” and appeared in the film “Calypso Heat Wave” that same year.
This photo was taken by G. Marshall Wilson, who was a staff photographer at Ebony for 33 years.

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