Safiri Celebrates Women’s History Month 🎥 Join me here this month as I feature posts of amazing black women who have made their mark in history & changed our world 🌎
Despite her passing away in 2014, Maya Angelou is still an American icon. During her life, she was an outstanding poet, author, actress, playwright, producer & civil rights activist. In a career that spanned 50 years, she received many awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011. Angelou was also awarded 50 honorary degrees during her career. A little known fact about her life is that she was also a history maker. At the age of 16, Maya Angelou became the 1st black female cable car conductor in San Francisco.
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