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University professor under investigation for reportedly holding mock slave auction

A Howard University professor is under investigation after he reportedly held a mock slave auction in class. Details about the incident first were reported by the Caged Bird, an online magazine that targets readers who are students at historically black colleges and universities. The professor, who is white, was reportedly teaching a lesson on Frederick Douglass’ slave narrative. According to the report,

University: Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

Maya Angelou was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune. “I’m not modest,” she told The Associated Press in 2013. “I have no modesty. Modesty is a learned behavior. But I do pray for humility, because humility comes from the inside out.” Her story awed millions. The young single mother who worked at strip