During her memorial service at Wake Forest University, her son Guy Johnson stated that despite being in constant pain due to her dancing career and respiratory failure, she wrote four books during the last ten years of her life.
The challenge I put on myself is so great that the person I live with feels himself challenged.
In 2000, she created a successful collection of products for , including and decorative household items.
She acted in and wrote plays, and returned to New York in 1967.
She was recognized by many organizations both nationally and internationally for her contributions to literature.
Maya Angelou, who has a Greek last name, at the first inauguration of President Bill Clinton in 1993.
Angelou had to have it ready by January 20, 1993.
In Bloom's Modern Critical Views — Maya Angelou, Harold Bloom, ed.