Trivia: What civil rights activist wrote the poetry collection “And Still I Rise”?
Ida B. Wells
Coretta Scott King
Booker T. Washington
Correct Answer: Maya Angelou
So why is this answer correct? : “And Still I Rise” is a 1978 poetry collection from author and activist Maya Angelou, whose words inspired countless individuals through the civil rights movement. The collection includes the poem “Still I Rise,” which uses a call-and-response technique to invoke emotion. The poem was famously recited by Nelson Mandela during his inauguration in 1994.