The Urban Buzz sends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fans of Maya Angelou. Miss Angelou passed away at age 86. Maya Angelou is an American author and poet. She has published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years.

“Dr. Maya Angelou was a towering cultural figure—a woman of courage and strength.  She took the music of the heart and transformed it into words and imagery that moved my heart and the world’s.  She was a true friend.  I will miss her.”– Berry Gordy