Statement From A.G. Schneiderman On The Passing Of Maya Angelou

NEW YORK –Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement in response to the passing of author, educator and activist Maya Angelou:

“Today, I join many around the world in mourning the passing of Maya Angelou. Her passion for the written word and unwavering commitment to civil rights should serve as an example for us all. She will be remembered as a dedicated activist, a passionate educator, a beacon of hope, and a symbol of peace. I wish to extend my deepest sympathies to her family and the countless individuals she left an impression on throughout her life.”

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