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Google honors Maya Angelou's 90th birthday with uplifting new Doodle

And recruits Alicia Keys, Laverne Cox and Angelou's own son to recite one of her most famous poems.

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Today (April 4) would have been Maya Angelou's 90th birthday, and Google has honored the renowned poet and activist with an interactive "Google Doodle" on its homepage.

Recruiting the likes of Alicia Keys, Oprah Winfrey, Laverne Cox, America Ferrera, and more to recite her famous "Still I Rise" poem, while also using recordings of both Angelou herself and her son Guy Johnson, an illustrated and uplifting video plays as they speak. They close repeating the titular phrase in unison. Watch the video here.


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