From best-selling authors, to actors and politicians, poet and author Maya Angelou inspired us all. Here, see tweets from people expressing their love for the "she-ro."
Honoring Maya Angelou and her bold, magnificent voice. May she live on through her words and through all of us she has touched.
— Chirlane McCray (@Chirlane) May 28, 2014
Rest in peace, Dr. Maya Angelou. The world is better because of your voice. — Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) May 28, 2014
Thank you, Maya, for your power, your politics, your poetry. We need you more than ever. Rest in peace. — Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) May 28, 2014
Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies at 86, via @nytimes. Farewell, Dr Maya Angelou http://t.co/vDlYNSSssl — Amy Tan (@AmyTan) May 28, 2014
"If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be." Maya Angelou - who was utterly amazing. — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 28, 2014
Maya Angelou is my hero. She gave me courage to love myself and others. Her life was a gift to so many. — America Ferrera (@AmericaFerrera) May 28, 2014
Maya Angelou, a true American hero. A woman of uncommon eloquence & strength. The stars are less lonesome now, the caged bird is free. — rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) May 28, 2014