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Maya Angelou Poetry

Maya Angelou's Hip-Hop-Poetry Music Video Is Here And It's Amazing

OWN | Posted 12.30.2014 | OWN

Before Maya Angelou died in May at the age of 86, she had been working on a rather unique project that blended her beautiful poetry with contemporary ...

Maya Angelou: The Oracle Never Dies

Eric Motley | Posted 07.30.2014 | Black Voices
Eric Motley

My friends have been writing, reminding me of my Maya Angelou story, of my brief but meaningful time with her.

Watching Maya Angelou Recite Her Poems Will Bring Tears To Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 05.29.2014 | Black Voices

On Wednesday, award-winning novelist, poet and activist Maya Angelou died at age 86. As the world mourns the loss of an international icon and one of ...

The Powerful, Courageous Maya Angelou

Al Gore | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Al Gore

Today marks the passing of Maya Angelou, whose passionate and timeless voice for empathy, passion and humanity touched millions. Throughout her life, Dr. Angelou eloquently presented a powerful and unique expression of what we can become and what we must leave behind.

Maya Angelou Taught Me To Speak My Mind

Justina Sharp | Posted 07.28.2014 | Teen
Justina Sharp

Everyone says that in order to write something worth reading, you must "write what you know." Whether or not I fully agree with that, there is not a more powerful argument for it that Maya Angelou.

9 Inspiring Maya Angelou Poems You Can Read Online

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.28.2014 | Books

Acclaimed author, poet and activist Maya Angelou died today at the age of 86. In remembrance of her inspiring life and prolific career, we've selected...

In Honor and Memory of Maya Angelou

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 07.28.2014 | Black Voices
Malika Saada Saar

Today, Maya Angelou, our larger than life poet, writer, storyteller has made her transition, and I think of the poem "When Great Trees Fall" and, especially, the last lines: "They existed. They existed. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed."

Daily Meditation: The True Wonder Of This World

Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...