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Google honours late Maya Angelou

Google today, April 4, 2018, honoured Dr Maya Angeolu posthumously (after death) by uploading a video doodle of the late legendary author on the homepage of the web browser.

Google honoured the late singer, who would clock 90 years old told on its webpage with a video doodle of her famous poem “Still I rise”.

Doodles are changes made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers and scientists.

Angelou is the author of seven autobiographies, three essays, and several books of poetry and she was the recipient of more than 50 honorary degrees.

“The revered poet died on May 28, 2014, at the age of 86, today would have been her 90th birthday,’’ Google said.

Mashable Nigeria asserts that when you click the homepage illustration in Google’s homepage, you will hear the words of Angelou’s poem “ Still I rise’’ read aloud as drawings illustrating each line fill the screen.

Until her death, Angelou was an African-American poet, singer, memoirist, autobiographer and civil rights activist.

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