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Maya Angelou

Make, Angelou divorce

1 Jan, 1963

Angelou moves to Ghana with her son Guy,  leaving Make behind in Egypt and thus ending their marriage. Angelou and her son become members of the expatriate African American community that includes scholar and activist W. E. B. Du Bois, writer William Gardner Smith, lawyer Pauli Murray, journalist Julian Mayfield, and sociologist St. Clair Drake.