My history hero: Maya Angelou (1928–2014)

"She lived at a time when black women weren't meant to have a voice. But Maya did have a voice and she used it in so many ways": Naga Munchetty tells Spencer Mizen why Maya Angelou is her history hero...

Maya Angelou was “the ultimate boundary-breaker”, says Naga Munchetty. (Photo by Craig Herndon/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

This article was first published in the September 2016 issue of BBC History Magazine 

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