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African American Lives 2

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Video thumbnail: African American Lives 2 Maya Angelou Learns an Unknown History of Her Family

African American Lives 2

Maya Angelou Learns an Unknown History of Her Family

Maya Angelou learns an formerly buried portion of her family history.

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Maya Angelou Learns an Unknown History of Her Family

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Video thumbnail: African American Lives 2 Maya Angelou Reflects on Her Mende Heritage

African American Lives 2

Maya Angelou Reflects on Her Mende Heritage

Renowned Poet Maya Angelou recalls learning about her Mende Heritage.

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Maya Angelou Reflects on Her Mende Heritage

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Video thumbnail: African American Lives 2 Maya Angelou Speaks About Her Grandfather

African American Lives 2

Maya Angelou Speaks About Her Grandfather

Poet and author Maya Angelou speaks about her grandfather.

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Maya Angelou Speaks About Her Grandfather

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Video thumbnail: African American Lives 2 Maya Angelou Speaks About Her Grandmother

African American Lives 2

Maya Angelou Speaks About Her Grandmother

Poet and author Maya Angelou speaks about her grandmother, Kentucky Shannon.

Maya Angelou Speaks About Her Grandmother

Video thumbnail: African American Lives 2 Maya Angelou Speaks on the Complexity of Heritage

African American Lives 2

Maya Angelou Speaks on the Complexity of Heritage

"Heritage is so complex that we have to be simple."

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Maya Angelou Speaks on the Complexity of Heritage

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