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Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was a Black-American poet and civil rights activist. Over the span of her life, Angelou published numerous poems, books, and autobiographies and was awarded over 50 honorary degrees. Throughout her entire life, Angelou moved across the country. In the 1960s, Angelou worked with Martin Luther King Jr. and became the Northern coordinator of the civil rights organization, Southern Christian Leadership Conference. During all of this, Angelou wrote. Angelou became the first black woman to write a best-selling nonfiction book- “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” Angelou worked her entire life on her writing and on civil rights.

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Rebecca Melton, Spring Editor & Reporter
Rebecca Melton is an eighteen year-old senior at Colonia High School. She is heavily involved in the performing arts, having been apart of backstage crew since her freshman year. Melton is the Secretary of Colonia High School's Thespian Society and is the Student Technical Director of the CHS Theater.  Melton is also a member of the majority of Colonia High School's Bands. She is the Flute Section Leader of the Marching Band, and is the first chair flute in both Concert Band and Wind Ensemble. She also is a fan of tabletop gaming and has worked to create and game-master campaigns with her friends. Her favorite subject is English and she loves reading, her favorite genre being high fantasy. Melton intends to become an English teacher.

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