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Mari Evans' Death

Born (Birthday) July 16, 1923

Death Date October 3, 2017

Age of Death 94 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Poet

The poet Mari Evans died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

African-American poet, author, and dramatist known for a 1970 poetry collection entitled I am a Black Woman. Her other works include Where is the Music (poems), Jim Flying High (children’s fiction), and River of My Song (stage play).

She was raised in Toledo, Ohio. She later produced a television program in Indianapolis, Indiana and taught at several universities, including Indiana University, Purdue, and Cornell.



I try for a poetic language that says, This is who we are, where we have been, where we are. This is where we must go. And this is what we must do.


To identify the enemy is to free the mind.