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Broadcaster Tavis Smiley released a new book that shares his 28-year friendship with the late Dr. Maya Angelou.

The book is titled, “My Journey With Maya.” It was written by David Ritz who has written books on Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Smokey Robinson, and Marvin Gaye. Smiley first met

In the book, Smiley describes Angelou as a teacher and mentor to him since the day he accompanied her on a trip to Ghana in 1986 until she passed away in 2014.

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