“She celebrated black women’s beauty like no one had ever dared to before.”
How I learned to read Maya Angelou — lessons America is still learning.
All over the world, people remembered how the award-winning writer made them feel.
Rest in peace, Marguerite Johnson.
Dr. Maya Angelou lit a path for my life, as she did for so many of her readers. May her teachings live beyond her.
Before you read ‘em all, start with these.
The renowned poet and activist was once a dancer and Calypso singer.
“I will profoundly miss her. She will always be the rainbow in my clouds.”
Hear her unforgettable baritone read poems like “Phenomenal Woman” and “Still I Rise,” and gain serious wisdom from her interviews and appearances. Have tissues ready.
Did you know she made Tupac Shakur cry?!
The award-winning author, poet, and civil rights activist died on May 28 at age 86.
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”
The award-winning author, poet, and civil rights activist was found unresponsive inside her Winston-Salem, N.C., home.
“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” Update: Maya Angelou is dead at age 86.
Angelou took to Facebook to share this story about the photo of her dancing with the late Baraka.
Age ain’t nothin’ but a page number.
Keeping it real is a full-time job. Inspired by this thread on Quora.
From J.K. Rowling, Ray Bradbury, Maya Angelou, and a bunch of other people who know what they’re talking about. NaNoWriMo, anyone?
Think “Friends With Benefits” but toss in a baby. The casting of Jon Hamm and Meagan Fox pretty much covers the demographic bases. Well played, Hollywood.
Toni Morrison and Alice Walker get behind Obama; Maya Angelou, Anne Rice and John Grisham support Clinton. Because having macho men endorse your campaign just isn’t enough.
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