The U.S. Dept. Of State Asked Maya Angelou To Speak About Him. What She Said Is Unforgettable.

Jessica Levenson

Here's an unbelievably beautiful tribute to a spectacular man by world-renowned poet Maya Angelou. Nelson Mandela passed away Dec. 5, 2013. From lawyer to political prisoner to Nobel Peace Prize winner, he passionately fought to overturn so many injustices and made significant personal sacrifices to get there. I am forever in awe of him.

I know it's been a while and you're probably sick of content about his passing, but it's Maya Angelou and she's just amazing.

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