Legacies in Black Literature: Maya Angelou and Toni Morrison

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  • It's an Honor
  • The Highest Honor
  • Still I Rise
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie
  • The Bluest Eye
  • “On the Pulse of The Morning”
  • Sula
  • Song of Solomon
  • Phenomenal Woman
  •  Beloved
  • Presidential Medal of Arts
  • Medals of Freedom
  • Legacy

The Highest Honor

"I am a writer, so a Literarian Award is what I long for," Angelou told BET.com before receiving her Literarian Award, her first and highest accomplishment for penning 32 books, including autobiographies, poetry and children's books.

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