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Activist, poet and professor Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86, according to reports from local sources in Winston-Salem.

Two independent sources confirmed Angelou’s death to WXII’s Wanda Starke Tuesday morning. She was 86.

A police car and an ambulance were seen outside Angelou’s home around 8:30 a.m. Winston-Salem police said they are at the home to investigate a death. Read more.

Stay with NewsOne as details develop on the death of Maya Angelou.

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