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Life

The exhilaration and anxieties of playing Maya Angelou

As a new adaptation of Angelou’s final memoir comes to BBC Radio 4, Stylist meets the women who bring the iconic writer to life.

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Moya Crockett
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Nikita Gill
People

My feminist icon: Nikita Gill on why Maya Angelou inspires her the most

"She teaches people, especially women, to embrace and empower themselves"

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Opinion

“How dare people compare Maya Angelou to men accused of domestic violence?”

She was a sex worker. They were alleged abusers. They’re not the same thing.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

Remembering the wit and wisdom of Maya Angelou

On what would have been the writer and activist’s 90th birthday, we look back at her most life-affirming quotes.

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Moya Crockett
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Elle Griffiths
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Watch black teenagers pay tribute to Maya Angelou on her birthday

The inspirational poet would have been 89 on Tuesday