Literary icon Dr Maya Angelou dies at 86

Dr. Maya Angelou passed away this morning May, 28 2014.

Dr. Maya Angelou passed away this morning May, 28 2014.

By Carmen Glover

Dr Maya Angelou, revered award-winning‎ author, professor and director died at age 86 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.

Dr. Maya Angelou will be missed by all her fans, friends, and family.

Dr. Maya Angelou will be missed by all her fans, friends, and family.

According to WBLS Radio, Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines confirmed that Dr Angelou’s body was discovered by her caretaker on Wednesday morning. No additional information was provided.

Stay tuned to OnPointPress.net for full and complete coverage of the remarkable life and powerful legacy of the late literary legend, who media mogul Oprah Winfrey has lovingly called her “other mother.”

Dr. Angelou was a calypso singer as a young woman, and claimed Caribbean heritage though her paternal grandfather, who hailed from Trinidad and Tobago.–OnPointPress.net–

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