PHOTOS: The life of Maya Angelou in black and white


In honour of Maya Angelou’s life and in true afronoire fashion, we bring you some of our black and white photos of the legend herself in all her different glories and diverse moments.

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – MAYA ANGELOU

Maya Angelou. Courtesy G. Paul Bishop Jr.- Photographer Angelou and Gloria Steinem commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the March on Washington, on August 27, 1983. Photograph by James M. Thresher:The Washington Post via Getty. youngmaya MIW1974011W00003-23A.jpg mayaangelou maya1 (1) Photo of Maya Angelou ma maya1 ma2 ma1 ma5 ma3