Happy 95th birthday to Dr. Maya Angelou, the iconic American author, poet, and civil rights activist! In this video, we celebrate her life and legacy, and reflect on the impact she has had on generations of readers and writers around the world.
Born Marguerite Anita Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 4, 1928, Dr. Maya Angelou overcame tremendous challenges in her early life, including racism, trauma, and poverty. Through her poetry, memoirs, and essays, she explored themes of identity, self-expression, and social justice, and inspired countless people with her wisdom and grace.
Whether you’re a lifelong fan of Dr. Maya Angelou or just discovering her work for the first time, we hope this video will inspire you to celebrate her legacy and keep her spirit alive. So join us in wishing Dr. Maya Angelou a happy 95th birthday, and let’s continue to honor her memory by carrying on her message of hope, love, and empowerment.