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Maya Angelou: Poet and writer dies at age 86

US author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.

One of America's leading literary voices of the last 50 years, Angelou is best-known for her 1969 memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

Lizo Mzimba reports.

  • 28 May 2014
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