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Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou (1928 – 2014), widely known as Maya Angelou, was an American author, actress, screenwriter, dancer, poet, and civil rights activist. This celebrated, inspiring, and prolific woman is best known for a multitude of accomplishments.
During her lifetime, she published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry. The Heart of a Woman is the fourth book in her seven part series of autobiographies. It’s possible that this title was an homage to a poem by the same name by Georgia Douglas Johnson. You can see this poem among this selection of Johnson’s poetry. Read More→