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Mayor Segarra Statement on the Passing of Maya Angelou

 

(May 28, 2014) Today, Mayor Segarra made the following statement regarding the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou:

“Maya Angelou will be remembered as one of the most prominent literary figures of the Twentieth Century, and through her craft, she bore lyrical witness to sweeping changes in how the United States approached issues of race and cultural identity. Through her activism, she furthered the causes she chronicled in her work. She will be missed, and we should honor her by continuing to pursue her goals of justice and unity.”

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For Immediate Release: May 28, 2014
Contact: Maribel La Luz
p. (860) 757-9731
c. (860) 539-5485
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