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I Hope You Dance: The Power and Spirit of Song

I Hope You Dance: The Power and Spirit of Song

Stanley Hainsworth  11.20.2015
The power of music is clear to many, but when you see how music can actually save lives, heal hearts, and bring peace and laughter, you...
How to Make This the Best Thanksgiving Ever -- With One Key Ingredient From Maya Angelou

How to Make This the Best Thanksgiving Ever -- With One Key Ingredient From Maya Angelou

Michaela Haas  11.20.2015
The single best practice to lift our spirit is to keep a gratitude journal. Counting our blessings is one of the simplest and most powerful...
Nicki Minaj Reciting Maya Angelou's Poem 'Still I Rise' Will Give You Life

Nicki Minaj Reciting Maya Angelou's Poem 'Still I Rise' Will Give You Life

Aaron Barksdale  11.19.2015
On Wednesday, some of the biggest names in music industry came together at the Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America,...
Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind

Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind

George Heymont  11.15.2015
Women in the arts have become increasingly outspoken about the blatant misogyny and gender bias they face in the entertainment industry....
Filmmakers Rally Support To Release Maya Angelou Documentary

Filmmakers Rally Support To Release Maya Angelou Documentary

Taryn Finley  11. 2.2015
A little more than a year after her death, Maya Angelou is finally getting her own documentary and directors Rita Coburn Whack and Bob...
11 Literary Biopics We Need Right Now

11 Literary Biopics We Need Right Now

Off The Shelf  10.22.2015
Since the beginnings of film, literature has played a significant role in developing the medium. Adaptations are everywhere, but here are...
Maya Angelou's Final Act Of Love And Compassion Toward Her Mother

Maya Angelou's Final Act Of Love And Compassion Toward Her Mother

OWN  10.12.2015
To many people, the late Maya Angelou felt like a wise, nurturing mother figure. Her thoughtful life lessons and oft-quoted advice...
Maya Angelou's Inspiring Art Collection Sold For $1.3 Million

Maya Angelou's Inspiring Art Collection Sold For $1.3 Million

Associated Press  09.16.2015
NEW YORK (AP) — The art collection of celebrated writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou sold for nearly $1.3 million on Tuesday. A...
The Mystery of Rosenwald

The Mystery of Rosenwald

Michael Gordon Bennett  09. 2.2015
For the life of me, I couldn't figure out how I never heard of a man, who might arguably have done more good for black Americans than anyone...
What Terrified Maya Angelou In The Wake Of 9/11

What Terrified Maya Angelou In The Wake Of 9/11

OWN  09. 2.2015
Everyone remembers where they were the moment they learned of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001....
Maya Angelou's Art Collection Will Give You The Fire To Finish The Day Right

Maya Angelou's Art Collection Will Give You The Fire To Finish The Day Right

Priscilla Frank  08.20.2015
"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have," the incomparable Maya Angelou once said. The iconic American author,...
How to Bounce Forward After Trauma

How to Bounce Forward After Trauma

Michaela Haas  08.10.2015
Most people have heard of posttraumatic stress. Yet, beyond the medical community, few are aware of the evidence of posttraumatic growth....

Bestselling Author MK Asante Talks BUCK Soundtrack, the Power of Hip Hop and Unrest in Baltimore

Marc Cheatham  07.24.2015
The extraordinary writer, filmmaker, and professor is on a mission to reach all people -- many of whom may have never been introduced to...