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Dr. Maya Angelou
In honor of Women's History Month, BET.com salutes the paths of 20 legendary African-American women. — Britt Middleton
Acclaimed poet and author Dr. Maya Angelou was the first African-American poet to perform at a presidential inauguration, performing a reading at President Bill Clinton's ceremony in 1993.
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