Dr. Maya Angelou 1928-2014

The illustrious and talented Dr. Maya Angelou went to glory on May 27, 2014. A renowned poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil rights activist, producer and director, Dr. Angelou was one of the great voices of contemporary literature and a Renaissance woman. NVLP's mission is to develop the next generation of leaders by recording, preserving, and sharing the stories of extraordinary African-American elders-Visionaries-who have transcended barriers, shaped American history, and influenced the world through the rich African-American tradition of social change. View clips from our 2002 oral history interview with Dr. Angelou at www.visionaryproject.org/angeloumaya/.

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