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The Obama Initiative That Maya Angelou Really Did Not Like

The Obama Initiative That Maya Angelou Really Did Not Like

Rebecca Klein  05.30.2014
Famed poet and author Maya Angelou passed away this week at age 86, leaving her life, politics and worldviews to be dissected in obituaries...
5 Proposal Ideas Inspired By Maya Angelou

5 Proposal Ideas Inspired By Maya Angelou

Michele Velazquez  05.30.2014
She should feel that your proposal is the start of something great, something life-changing, and something phenomenal. So in honor of Maya...
On a Human Rights Attitude and Advocacy: The Gregory-Chappelle (or Angelou-Baldwin) Doctrine

On a Human Rights Attitude and Advocacy: The Gregory-Chappelle (or Angelou-Baldwin) Doctrine

Jack Healey  05.30.2014
Take Angelou's injunction seriously with regard to human rights and keep your anger to defend them and march it and vote it and let your...
Things Maya Told Me: My Favorite Insights and Quotes From My Interviews With Maya Angelou

Things Maya Told Me: My Favorite Insights and Quotes From My Interviews With Maya Angelou

Marianne Schnall  05.30.2014
I was immediately entranced by her beautiful, luminous spirit which beamed through the phone, and also by her distinctive, unforgettable,...
A Look Back At Some Of The Week's Biggest LGBT News Stories

A Look Back At Some Of The Week's Biggest LGBT News Stories

JamesMichael Nichols  05.30.2014
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check...

Maya Angelou: The Oracle Never Dies

Eric Motley  05.30.2014
My friends have been writing, reminding me of my Maya Angelou story, of my brief but meaningful time with her.
Show Me Dr. Angelou

Show Me Dr. Angelou

Areva Martin  05.30.2014
Billions of people live on this planet, yet few depart it having truly inspired millions and leaving behind a positive change.
Pulling a Maya Angelou: Six Steps to Mission Accomplished

Pulling a Maya Angelou: Six Steps to Mission Accomplished

Fatima Scipio  05.30.2014
Dr. Maya Angelou's impact on the world is a clear example that we all were created to do great things. She did her part, Now it's your...

Maya's Words -- Music to My Ears

Frank Fitzpatrick  05.30.2014
If someone were to ask me what contributions Maya Angelou had made to American culture and history, I would have to take pause and ask...
Dr. Maya Angelou: 'Be A Rainbow In Somebody Else's Cloud'

Dr. Maya Angelou: 'Be A Rainbow In Somebody Else's Cloud'

05.30.2014
Upon learning of Dr. Maya Angelou's passing on May 28, Oprah Winfrey released a statement that referred to the poet, author and legend...
Seven Things I Wish I Knew at 18

Seven Things I Wish I Knew at 18

Tywan Wade  05.30.2014
Once you give someone the label of 'friend', you give them power in your life. But, when that day comes that something goes awry in the...
When Maya Angelou Becomes a (Facebook) Status Symbol

When Maya Angelou Becomes a (Facebook) Status Symbol

Sandip Roy  05.30.2014
It's the relentless performance anxiety of being on social media that forces us to have an opinion on everything important. Except, of...
Maya Angelou -- Master of Life

Maya Angelou -- Master of Life

Diane Luby Lane  05.29.2014
Maya, you were more than a master of poetry, you were a master of life -- distilling challenges, circumstances, history, segregation, revolution,...
Maya Angelou and a Gift Bravely Shared

Maya Angelou and a Gift Bravely Shared

George Giokas  05.29.2014
Maya Angelou's passing reminded me of legacy. What we leave behind is of extraordinary importance and Angelou left an entire library of...