1. On love and liberation:
2. Singing “My Name” on Sesame Street:
3. …And playing patty cake with Elmo:
4. Remembering her mother saving her from an abusive relationship:
5. On The Richard Pryor Show, 1977:
6. In conversation with rapper Common:
7. On making Tupac Shakur cry:
Dr. Angelou worked with Shakur on the set of Poetic Justice.
8. Remembering her time as a calypso singer:
Here’s the trailer for the movie Calypso Heat Wave, the movie that she appeared in singing “Run Joe.”
9. In conversation with Dave Chapelle:
Chapelle and Angelou spent the day together for an episode of Sundance’s Iconoclasts.
10. On the original Arsenio Hall show, circa 1990:
Watch part 2 of the interview here.
11. On being a human being:
- Dozens of employees and patients say the US's biggest psychiatric chain locks up people for insurance money.
- This dad had the most adorable freak out to his family when he met his first alpaca 😂