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Celebrating 90th anniversay of Author Maya Angelou in Google’s Doodle Today

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Jakarta -Google Doodle today celebrates the 90th anniversary of the author Dr. Maya Angelou.

The anniversary of the prominent writer was made special by the look of google doodle today.

Not only the sketch of his face is displayed, but also will appear an audio in the form of Maya Angelou’s poem reading titled I’ll Rise.

The sound recording in the poem is also not a person carelessly. Starting from the original recording of the voice of the author, there is also the voice of Alicia Keys, Oprah Winfrey, America Ferrera, and Martina McBride.

Maya Angelou who was born on April 4, 1928 and died May 28, 2014 is an American poet and scenario writer, orator, and actress.

She was the first African-American woman to be asked to recite her poem in the inauguration of the president of the United States in 1993. The poem she read in Bill Clinton’s “On the Pulse of Morning” and the work was also awarded a Grammy Awards same.

Angelou was born with the name Marguerite Annie Johnson on April 4, 1928 at St. Louis, Missouri, from the couple Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson.
When his parents divorced, Maya along with a brother was entrusted to their grandmother for several years.

Because of her childhood trauma, Maya had been dumb and had difficulty speaking for five years. He has written some of the best-selling books and some of them contain events he has experienced on his own.

Some of the titles he wrote were I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970), Gather Together in My Name (1974), and A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002). In addition, she was the first black woman to write the screenplay and was produced into a film, Georgia (1971).

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