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Maya Angelou
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Birth Date:April 4, 1928
Astrology Sign:Aries
Chinese Sign:Dragon - Yang
Birth Name:Marguerite Johnson
Birth Place:St. Louis, MO


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Maya Angelou

Biography:Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Ann Johnson, April 4, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA) is an African American poet, memoirist, actress and an important figure with the American Civil Rights Movement.

Angelou is known for the autobiographical writings I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) and All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (1986). Her volume of poetry, Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Die (1971) was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and in 1993, Angelou read her poem On the Pulse of Morning for Bill Clinton's Presidential inauguration at his request.

Angelou has published many other collections of verse, speaks numerous languages fluently, has traveled abroad to Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and has worked as a journalist for foreign publications.

She has received numerous honors from the academy including the Yale University Fellowship. She was also named the Rockefeller Foundation Scholar in Italy. Angelou has taught at the University of Ghana and the University of Kansas and holds a lifetime chair as the Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University. Additional honors include the Woman of the Year Award and a nomination for the Tony Awards.

Chinese Horoscope for Maya Angelou
Includes characteristics and Vices
Maya Angelou's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 23, 1928 - February 09, 1929
Birthday: April 4, 1928

The Dragon is a Yang,
and is the Fifth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Health

Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Maya Angelou's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: April 4, 1928

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

Maya Angelou's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: April 4, 1928

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Maya Angelou's Growth Tarot Card Temperance

Birthday: April 4, 2022

Mixing and blending of opposites; compromise and cooperation.




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