Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou Passes Away At The Age Of 86


Activist, poet and professor Dr. Maya Angelo has died at the age of 86, according to reports from local sources in Winston-Salem.

Two independent sources confirmed Angelou’s death to WXII’s Wanda Starke Tuesday morning. She was 86.

A police car and an ambulance were seen outside Angelou’s home around 8:30 a.m. Winston-Salem police said they are at the home to investigate a death. Read more.

Maya Angelou was very ill, according to reports, but the cause of her illness is unknown.