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The Part Of Maya Angelou's Past You May Not Have Known About

The Part Of Maya Angelou's Past You May Not Have Known About

06. 3.2014
After literary legend Maya Angelou passed away on May 28, she was extolled for her contribution to the world through works like "I Know...
Maya Angelou: Words Can Change the World

Maya Angelou: Words Can Change the World

Terry Blackhawk  06. 3.2014
It was pouring rain when I entered Catherine Carter Blackwell Institute last week. As usual, the elementary school, in one of the most...
In Remembrance of Maya Angelou

In Remembrance of Maya Angelou

Panache Desai  06. 3.2014
There is deep grief when a cultural touchstone such as Maya Angelou passes on, but her death is not an ending. It is an invitation for...
Let's Stop Talking About Maya Angelou

Let's Stop Talking About Maya Angelou

Jeff Steinmann  06. 3.2014
Dr. Angelou devoted her life to telling the world what she believed. The best way to honor her is to follow her example. If she influenced...

Phenomenally, Maya Angelou Was Every Woman

Hermene Hartman  06. 2.2014
Maya Angelou was a world-class lady whose life might have been the inspiration for Chaka Kahn's song "I'm Every Woman." Maya was every...
Maya Angelou and the Gift of Being Born a Black Woman

Maya Angelou and the Gift of Being Born a Black Woman

Ama Yawson  06. 2.2014
If you have the privilege of being born a black woman, it is my belief, that it is a part of your divine mission to liberate yourself from...
Maya Angelou Memorial Service Set For Saturday

Maya Angelou Memorial Service Set For Saturday

AP  06. 2.2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A memorial service will be held at Wake Forest University for poet and author Maya Angelou, who died last...
Melissa Harris-Perry's Stunning Maya Angelou Tribute

Melissa Harris-Perry's Stunning Maya Angelou Tribute

Jack Mirkinson  06. 2.2014
Melissa Harris-Perry opened up on Saturday about the very direct and personal influence that the late Maya Angelou had on her life. Harris-Perry...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington  06. 1.2014
LONDON -- This week began with the continuing fallout from the killing spree at UCSB. Richard Martinez, whose son was among the victims,...
The Most Important Lesson Maya Angelou Learned From Her Grandmother

The Most Important Lesson Maya Angelou Learned From Her Grandmother

05.30.2014
"When you learn, teach. When you get, give," is one of the best lessons Oprah says she learned from Dr. Maya Angelou. During a during...
Maya Angelou Is Not a Saint

Maya Angelou Is Not a Saint

Steven-Emmanuel Martinez  05.30.2014
Instead of realizing her complexity, I fear that the things that made her great are being lost through softened eulogies. In order to really...
How Maya Angelou Touched My Life: My Gratitude

How Maya Angelou Touched My Life: My Gratitude

Dr. Margaret Rutherford  05.30.2014
Her voice led me to bloom into someone who could laugh at herself more, who could accept herself more. Who could talk about and hopefully...

35 Maya Angelou Quotes That Changed My Life

j.n. salters  05.30.2014
Seeing as the number three is said to represent creativity, joy, and inspiration, and five personal freedom and adventure, I offer you...