You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise!

You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise!

Maya Angelou became a cable car conductor in San Francisco at the age of 15 after briefly dropping out of school becoming the first black woman in the states to do the job. Even before becoming the icon we know today she was breaking barriers.

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