Press Release

May 28, 2014
Cardin Statement On Dr. Maya Angelou

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) released the following statement on the death of poet, actress and activist Maya Angelou:


“Maya Angelou’s words were powerful. She chose each one carefully and with purpose. Her life was not an easy one, but she understood that the lessons she shared with the world were important.  Her stories were filled with spirit and resonance. Maya Angelou will be profoundly missed, but she will continue to be a presence, influencing generations with her words, her hope, and her love for all people of this world.”