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Maya Angelou pays tribute to Mandela on behalf of American people

by Storyful 4:39 mins

Maya Angelou pays tribute to Mandela on behalf of American people

by Storyful 4:39 mins

A day after Nelson Mandela’s death, the US State Department released a video message in his memory delivered by Dr. Maya Angelou “on behalf of the American people”. The American poet recites “His Day is Done”, a poem she composed on learning “the news expected, and still unwelcome” of Mandela’s death. Credit: US State Department

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