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I don't shout or jump about/Or have to talk real loud... I say, It's in the click of my heels, The bend of my hair, the palm
When news circulated that the notorious Westboro Baptist Church was planning to protest the "home-going" service of our nation's most beloved citizen, poet, author, civil-rights activist, and sister sage to us all, Dr. Maya Angelou, there was a collective gasp of disbelief.
Watch the first lady's full speech in the video above. The first time I read "Phenomenal Woman" I was struck by how she celebrated
After literary legend Maya Angelou passed away on May 28, she was extolled for her contribution to the world through works
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 you, make sure everyone you encounter knows she did, not by telling them but by talking about what you believe often, well and at any cost.
Melissa Harris-Perry opened up on Saturday about the very direct and personal influence that the late Maya Angelou had on
Instead of realizing her complexity, I fear that the things that made her great are being lost through softened eulogies. In order to really understand who Maya Angelou was, you would have to understand the tenets of her imperfections and the nuances of her limitations and how that, in turn, influenced her convictions.
As CBS points out, Angelou and Obama had a somewhat up-and-down relationship. Angelou supported Hillary Clinton during the
Whether her "rainbows" were living or had long since passed, Dr. Angelou said she always felt and drew strength from their
The death of American poet Maya Angelou has been greeted with both grief and accolades for her contributions to the American literary canon. But it also has stirred memories of her early support for a controversial man, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
5. Rise. Facing bigotry directly, describing humankind as more alike than unlike, Angelou cried out for a perseverance applicable
"On The Pulse Of The Morning" "When I Think About Myself" "His Day Is Done"- A Tribute To Nelson Mandela "Phenomenal Woman
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In honor of Dr. Maya Angelou, may I say in my own voice, a voice empowered by hers, you are the best we have; each of us are the best we have.