Maya Angelou presents Gov. Perdue with award

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

A legendary poet and civil rights activist visited Charlotte Saturday afternoon to present Governor Beverly Perdue with a special award.

Doctor Maya Angelou hosted her tenth annual scholarship fundraiser for the United Negro College Fund.

She awarded Governor Perdue with a lifetime achievement award.

Organizers said Perdue was chosen because of her hard work that helped her contribute greatly to the community.