Poet Maya Angelou Dies at 86


MAY 28, 2014 – Poet Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86 at her home in North Carolina. She was an American treasure, and brought the richness of word and poetry to millions, and will be forever remembered. JTMP joins in the days long mourning and remembrance of her that will surely go on all week. Read about her amazing life on her Wiki bio here(Photo credit: Talbot Troy/CC)

UPDATED 05/28/2014 11:50 EST

Read a statement from the Angelou family on Maya’s Facebook Page.

Read more on NPR.org here.

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