Maya Angelou, circa 1950s
Maya Angelou addresses the Million Man March, Monday Oct. 16, 1995 on Capitol Hill
Maya Angelou and former President Bill Clinton at the 1993 presidential inauguration.
Maya Angelou doing a little reading in her dressing room before her performance at the Village Vanguard in New York City.
Amiri Baraka with the poet Maya Angelou during an event at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, 1991.
During her travels abroad, Angelou befriended Malcolm X when he visited Ghana in May 1964. The two wrote to each other frequently upon his return to the United States.
Maya Angelou with her mother Vivian Baxter
Guy Johnson On Being Maya Angelou’s Son: ‘I Grew Up In Her Light’
Maya with Robin Roberts for a Good Morning America segment on her cookbook.
Maya Angelou and Oprah attend Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular at the United Center on May 17, 2011 in Chicago
Maya on the set of Sesame Street