April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014
Poet, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Film Producer, Television Producer, Playwright, Film Director, Author, Actress,Professor
Fluent in six languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and West African Fanti
Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama
Won 3 Grammys
Her favorite thing to wear – UGGS
Drank Sherry when she wrote
Rest In Peace to one of the most influential people who will ever live. Your words will continue to bless and teach us to appreciate and love.