India Arie Remembers Maya Angelou and Talks About the Pitfalls of Stardom

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It’s been two months since Dr. Maya Angelou transitioned into immortality. Of course, that’s a poetic way of saying she died. During the scramble to find out which famous figures would eulogize one of the most inspirational poets of the 20th century, I began to wonder what Angelou was like when she was alone. That’s who I wanted to mourn.

Dr. Angelou’s life as a single mother and stripper appears in monochrome on the pages of biographies, but in her mind, they likely existed in living color, as components of what made her monumental.

Singer India Arie speaks about her relationship with Dr. Angelou…READ MORE.

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