Friends, fans, fellow writers react to Maya Angelou's death

Written By Sun-Times Wire Posted: 05/28/2014, 09:06am

Friends, fans and fellow writers took to social media Wednesday to celebrate the life of Dr. Maya Angelou, who died at age 86.

Here’s a statement from Wake Forest University.

Here is Angelou’s own last tweet, which demands its own quiet moment of reflection:

And here are remembrances from Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling and many of our reporters and readers who were touched by the author’s words: