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Maya Angelou Talks about her Newest Work

For more than 30 years, Maya Angelou has been shedding light on racial and social injustice through her writing. A maternal figure if there ever was one, Angelou has helped many a gloomy soul find comfort and connection in the words she puts on paper. Her newest work, Letter to My Daughter, is a guide for those readers she's nurtured, a collection of lessons to get through life. I recently had a chance to speak with Dr. Angelou who recalls one lesson in life that was provided to her by a voice teacher during an especially dark time.

Music Button: The Jackson Singers, "This Little Light of Mine", from the CD Gospel Emotions, (L+R records)

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