Maya Angelou

Thomas Allen Harris | Amiri Baraka, Maya Angelou & Toni Morrison at James Baldwin's Funeral at Cathedral of St. John the Divine c.1987 (1987) | Available for Sale

photo taken c. 1987, printed 2018; Paper size: 16 x 20"<p>Description: The photograph entitled "Amiri Baraka, Maya Angelou & Toni Morrison at James …

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Untold Story

Overview<p>Untold Story by Aleka Rose<p>Untold Story is a bold, courageous look at what it means to heal after trauma. It is an adventure in forgiveness …

Maya Angelou

The Universe in Verse: Janna Levin reads "A Brave and Startling Truth" by Maya Angelou by brainpicker - Listen to music

Maya Angelou


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Bonus - Ru and Bianca Del Rio Give Advice to Monet X Change - RuPaul's Drag Race (Video Clip) | VH1

watch full episode<p>RuPaul's Drag Race<p>Bonus - Ru and Bianca Del Rio Give Advice to Monet X Change<p>BonusSeason 10 Ep 75/4/2018<p>Monet X Change shows off …

RuPaul's Drag Race

Cryptomnesia #9 Guesting Esther Heller, Featuring Maya Angelou and "Autonomous Loss" 07.04.2018


Maya Angelou wrote her first book because her editor said she couldn’t

The reverse psychology was James Baldwin’s idea and ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’ became a bestseller<p>Maya Angelou was deeply sad. Her friend Dr. …


3 Business Lessons From Maya Angelou

Embed from Getty Images<b>Maya Angelou:</b> Poet, activist, and overall inspirational human being. She was one of my heroes growing up – her tales of rising …


10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend


Hillary Clinton to headline D.C. school fundraiser next month

Hillary Clinton is scheduled to headline a fundraiser in the District next month commemorating the 20th anniversary of Maya ­Angelou Schools, a group of alternative charter schools for disadvantaged teenagers, many of whom have juvenile records.<p>The schools and their foundation, See Forever, operate …


American Masters Wins Peabody Award for Maya Angelou Documentary | Blog | American Masters | PBS

<i>American Masters</i> is honored to receive a 2017 Peabody Award for <b>Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise</b> for excellence in documentary filmmaking.<p><b>Maya Angelou:</b> …

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Celebrating, Not Sanitizing, Complicated Women Writers

“Somehow, in my eagerness to honor these words, I’d tamed the political intentions behind their meaning. I’d reduced my icon’s truths into …


Ramaphosa dedicates Maya Angelou’s famous poem to Madikizela-Mandela

Maya Angelou’s poem ”Still I Rise” could have easily been written to describe the life of anti-apartheid struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, …

South Africa

Maya Angelou loved a good garden party. So that's how we celebrated her birthday in downtown Winston-Salem

Mazie Black told an audience of about 100 people Sunday afternoon in Bailey Park just what she thought of the late poet, actress and author Maya …

North Carolina

Maya Angelou loved a good garden party. So that's how we celebrated her birthday in downtown Winston-Salem


Remembering Maya Angelou and the LGBTs

Unless you’re a fan of Google’s Google-doodles, you might have missed in the constant barrage of news the quiet occasion marking what would have been …

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Celebrating MLK, Maya Angelou & music for good!

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Famed Motown Songwriter Valerie Simpson Starring in “Chicago” on Broadway Because of Maya Angelou and Clive Davis

Home Theater Famed Motown Songwriter Valerie Simpson Starring in “Chicago” on Broadway Because of...<p>by - April 6, 2018 2:27 am<p>0 816<p>Valerie Simpson is …


Maya Angelou’s Message For The Orthodox

<i>People will forget what you said.</i><p><i>People will forget what you did.</i><p><i>But people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou (1928 – 2014)</i><p>To …


South African Women Wear Black To Honour Mam' Winnie

Don't be surprised when you see women around you dressed all in black with a colourful doek. Today, South African women will be commemorating the …

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Maya Angelou would have turned 90 today. But for years, she didn't celebrate her birthday because of Martin Luther King's death

Maya Angelou spent much of April 4,1968, in her New York City apartment kitchen, making all her favorite dishes — Texas chili with no beans, baked ham, candied yams and pineapple upside-down cake — in preparation for her 40th birthday celebration.<p>That evening, her friend Dolly arrived looking …

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Hot Picks: Honoring Maya Angelou

<b>SHE STILL RISES:</b> Wake Forest University will honor poet, actress, author and longtime professor Maya Angelou in celebration of what would have been …

Wake Forest University

Maya Angelou Was Born On This Day In 1928 – Here Are Resources On Her Life & Work

Maya Angelou was born on this day in 1928.<p>You might be interested in The Best Resources About Maya Angelou.<p>Remembering Dr. Maya Angelou, who was born …

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Poetry for Young People: Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou is an award-winning poet, author, historian, songwriter, playwright, dancer, stage and screen producer, director, singer, and civil …

Pulitzer Prize

Phenomenal Woman

Listen: Dr. Maya Angelou Recites Her Poem "Phenomenal Woman" | SuperSoul Sunday | OWN“Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.” In this SuperSoul …

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Poets & Writers Theater

Phenomenal Woman<p>“Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.” In this SuperSoul Sunday video from 2013, poet, teacher, and activist Maya Angelou …

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Maya Angelou Honored On Her 90th Birthday With Google Doodle

Famed writer and poet Dr. Maya Angelou would have celebrated her 90th birthday on April 4, 2018. Her writing and poetry are known all over the world …

Black History

Celebrate Maya Angelou With Google Doodle

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Google Doodle

Maya Angelou remembered on 90th birthday with Google Doodle tribute

Celebrated poet and American civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou was known for her simple words of wisdom. She died almost four years ago. On her …

Google Doodle

Maya Angelou: The Iconic Self

<i>Maya Angelou (1928-2014) is best remembered as a prominent African American poet and civil rights activist. But she was also nominated for a Pulitzer</i> …