Maya Angelou Gives a Moving Performance on "The Richard Pryor Special"

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The late comedy great, Richard Pryor, was groundbreaking in his ability to push the envelop and redefine the industry for many comedians after him. He was known for his ability to bring to light social challenges in a humorous but thought-provoking way.

The Richard Pryor Special? aired in 1977 and was a ratings and critical success. In one particular sketch, Maya Angelou gave a chilling performance along side Pryor that displays her keen ability to convey the human spirit in a truly moving way.

Highly Acclaimed Author Maya Angelou Dies at 86

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Highly Acclaimed Author Maya Angelou Dies at 86
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Maya Angelou, the respected poet and civil rights activist, was highly admired for commitment to making a change in the world with her commanding ability to express equality through the written word.

According to her literary agent, she died at her home in North Carolina. She was 86 years old.




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Historical Revisionism of the Day

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Historical Revisionism of the Day
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Historical Revisionism of the Day: Remember that misquote attributed to Martin Luther King Jr. that was widely circulated after the death of Osama bin Laden until it was revealed that it was accidentally engineered by an English teacher on Facebook? Well, a similar situation involving the