By Hispanic New York | Posted Sunday, June 1 , 2014, 8:32 a.m. ET
Poet, author, actor, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, whose 1969 memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings inspired generations of Black Americans and oppressed minorities all over the world, died last Wednesday at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Read more at The New York Times and El Diario. Watch video here.