Louis, Missouri, on April 4, She up in St. Louis and Stamps, Arkansas. She was an author, poet, historian, songwriter, playwright, dancer, stage and screen producer, director, performer, singer, and civil rights activist. She was best known for her seven autobiographical books: Inat the request of Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. The first black woman director in Hollywood, Angelou wrote, produced, directed, and starred in productions for stage, film, and television.
Angelou was twice nominated Does my sexiness offend you a Tony award for acting: Prose Rainbow in the Cloud: Reprinted by permission of Random House, Inc.
Maya Angelou was an author, poet, historian, songwriter, playwright, dancer, stage and screen producer, director, performer, singer, and civil rights activist. Leave this field blank. Still I Rise Maya Angelou- You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise.
Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with Does my sexiness offend you Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I'll rise.
Did you want to see me broken? Bowed head and lowered eyes? Shoulders falling down like teardrops, Weakened by my soulful cries? Does my haughtiness offend you?