Saturday, February 5, 2011

African-American History Month Salute: The Literary Alphabet

A is Angelou, Maya.

In 1995, writer Maya Angelou was recognized for remaining on The New York Times Paperback Nonfiction Bestseller List for two years—the longest running record in history. Ms. Angelou was also the first black female streetcar conductor in San Francisco, California, before graduating from high school.

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