The nation and the world are still reacting to the news that poet and author Dr. Maya Angelou passed away at the age of 86. The “phenomenal woman” touched the lives of countless fans with her words, even when they didn’t know they were hers.
Many of her peers and those who were inspired by her expressed their condolences and gratitude for her contributions to our lives.
I was thinking about her lately. GOD Bless the Soul of one if my heroes. Dr Maya Angelou—
COMMON (@common) May 28, 2014
Momentarily took the air out of me hearing you passed over. Then I smiled for you. REST IN GLORY MAYA ANGELOU. Luv!—
Nasir Jones (@Nas) May 28, 2014
"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." RIP Maya Angelou—
LA Reid (@LA_Reid) May 28, 2014
Thank you Miss Maya Angelou …—
the pharcyde (@thepharcyde) May 28, 2014
Saddened by the news of Maya Angelou's passing. A brilliant woman who contributed so much to the world. Her light will be sorely missed.—
Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) May 28, 2014
"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." – RIP Maya Angelou—
KELENDRIA ROWLAND (@KELLYROWLAND) May 28, 2014
RIP Maya Angelou. Now that's someone who left behind a body of work that will live forever….—
Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) May 28, 2014
RIP Maya Angelou, may you live on with the force—
Darth Vader (@DepressedDarth) May 28, 2014
I have never cried for the death of someone I've never met. Until today.—
Karrine & Co.® (@karrineandco) May 28, 2014
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