The classic English poem “Still I Rise” is Maya Angelou’s masterpiece has been made into a public service advertisement, which has been broadcast on major American TV stations for many years, and has been influenced by the majority of TV viewers. This poem is another important representative work of black American civil rights movement after Martin Luther King, Jr’s famous speech “I have a dream”. Like other TV advertising words, it is memorized by people.
Maya Maya Angelou is undoubtedly the most popular poet in American literature or the most famous poet in society. As a social activist, actor, playwright, writer and poet, she is one of the most frequent black Americans in the media.