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  Poet, author and activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86. One of America’s leading literary voices of the last 50 years, Angelou was best-known for her 1969 memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. It was the first of seven volumes of autobiography that traced her life from a childhood of abuse and oppression in the Deep South in the 1930s. The news was confirmed to the BBC by the mayor’s office in her home town of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Mayor Allen Joines said he was “very sad of her passing”. Her poetry collections included

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