SF's monuments to male supremacy: the city's
San Francisco ChronicleSF's monuments to male supremacy: the city's public artSan Francisco ChronicleThe first concrete — or, um, bronze — goal of Farrell's is to install a statue of Maya Angelou outside the Main Library. The late writer, poet and civil rights activist was also San Francisco's first African American female cable car conductor and ...
Posted on 13 June 2017 | 6:04 am
These Maya Angelou-Inspired Shirts Benefit
A PlusThese Maya Angelou-Inspired Shirts Benefit The Causes She Would've Wanted Us To ProtectA PlusDrawing inspiration from the late Maya Angelou's poem, "Still I Rise," which had recently been appearing "everywhere" the Austin-based poet looked, she viewed it "as a sort of mantra, a call for hope" — and a call to action. "It felt like the only ...
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 9:12 am
Before Maya Angelou Was a Poet, She Was a
http://www.dancemagazine.com/ (blog)Before Maya Angelou Was a Poet, She Was a Dancerhttp://www.dancemagazine.com/ (blog)This week marks three years since brilliant and beloved poet Maya Angelou passed at the age of 86. And of course, we're taking the time to remember timeless works like I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. But we also discovered something that makes us ...
Posted on 2 June 2017 | 7:32 am
People think Maya Angelou just died thanks
MashablePeople think Maya Angelou just died thanks to FacebookMashableThe internet's latest victim: author and poet Maya Angelou, who sadly passed on May 28, 2014. An NPR article announcing the news of her death from 2014 resurfaced on Facebook this week. Given the three-year anniversary of her death was on Friday, ...
Posted on 31 May 2017 | 3:39 pm
Common Salutes Maya Angelou: 'Three Years
The BoomBoxCommon Salutes Maya Angelou: 'Three Years Ago We Lost This Beautiful Human…'The BoomBoxDr. Maya Angelou died on May 28, 2014, leaving behind a tremendous legacy as a towering figure in American literature. One of the many lives she touched was the rapper Common, who posted a tribute to Dr. Angelou on Instagram. Common posted a photo ...
Posted on 29 May 2017 | 7:51 am
Maya Angelou Forever Stamp Dedicated
PETER URBAN • GATEHOUSE NEWS WASHINGTON BUREAU / Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan stands on stage first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey during a dedication ceremony for the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 9:22 pm
UPDATE: Oops: Quote on Maya Angelou Stamp
The late author/poet Maya Angelou was well-known for her many thought-provoking quotes, but it appears that one that was used for her stamp is not actually hers.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 8:30 pm
Oops! Oprah Gets Interrupted by a Blackout
Talk about bad timing! While speaking at the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp unveiling yesterday at the Warner Theater in Washington D.C., Oprah Winfrey was caught in the dark when the lights...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 11:11 am
Late Maya Angelou's Forever stamp
Marilyn Malara WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- According to reports by the Washington Post, a quote featured on the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp was not actually written by her.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 9:26 am
Maya Angelou Memorial Stamp Features Quote
A U.S. Postal Service stamp commemorating the life and work of Maya Angelou bears a quote written by a different author
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:54 am
How to Measure Your Content Marketing ROI
For the most part you're doing it as a means to an end to get new leads and sales. You really have no desire to spend hours channeling your inner Maya Angelou writing blog posts about your topic that all sound the same to you. Nonetheless, you've drunk the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:33 am
Dr. Maya Angelou stamp dedication ceremony
A special dedication ceremony was held at the African Burial Ground National Monument in lower Manhattan for the Dr. Maya Angelou Limited Edition Forever Stamp, Thursday, Aug. 20. Notables in attendance included Mayor David Dinkins, Jacqueline McMickens ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:39 am
9 Books to Add to the Modern Brown Girl
Back then, I still worried writing the book I wanted to write would mean having my work relegated to the African-American section of a bookstore, that is, if they'd sold enough of Dr. Maya Angelou's catalog to make room for me on those two shelves.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:15 am
MOVIE REVIEW: 'Rosenwald' gives the
(Unrated.) A documentary by Aviva Kempner, featuring Maya Angelou, Julian Bond, John Lewis and Cokie Roberts. At Kendall Square, Cambridge. Grade: A- He entered the world at the height of the Civil War, grew up directly across the street from Abraham ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:54 pm
Rosenwald’ Review: Doing Well, Doing Good
Mr. Bond, who died earlier this month, appears in “Rosenwald” along with such alumni of Rosenwald Schools as Maya Angelou, the playwright and director George C. Wolfe and U.S. Rep. John Lewis. Clint Eastwood makes an appearance too, but only for a few ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:13 am
Angelou celebrates black history with Oprah,
In the midst of talking black history with Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys, Maya Angelou breaks out singing a hymn a cappella.
Posted on 2 February 2013 | 12:32 am
Maya Angelou home following brief
Nationally renowned poet Maya Angelou is recovering from a brief illness that forced her to cancel a planned speech in Texas.
Posted on 21 February 2012 | 9:35 am
Maya Angelou hosts Black History Month
Author and activist Maya Angelou hopes for a time when Black History Month will no longer be needed to explain the contributions of African-Americans.
Posted on 1 February 2012 | 11:23 pm
MLK Memorial architect says inscription will
The executive architect of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington says an inscription on the monument won't be changed, despite criticism from poet Maya Angelou that it makes King sound arrogant.
Posted on 3 September 2011 | 10:30 am
Angelou says quote in MLK Memorial out of
Poet and author Maya Angelou is taking issue with a paraphrased quotation from Martin Luther King Jr. inscribed in his new memorial in Washington, saying the shortened version makes the civil rights leader sound like an "arrogant twit" because it&
Posted on 31 August 2011 | 8:52 am
Resolved Question: How many autobiographies
How many autobiographies has Maya Angelou written? Can you give me titles and dates? also can anyone name some other books that she has written?
Posted on 28 April 2013 | 11:18 am
Resolved Question: Information about Maya
I have to do an English project over Maya Angelou and answer these 5 questions...
1. Who is she?
2. What is she most known for?
3. What did she do that is so important?
4. Why did she do these things?
5. What does the concept of "faith" have to do with her?
6. What was the outcome of her work?
7. List 3 major ways that she has impacted the world.
I mainly need help with numbers 3, 4, and 7, but any help would be good.
Posted on 18 April 2012 | 8:31 am
Resolved Question: What do you know about
What haved you learned from her
Posted on 21 February 2012 | 7:22 am
Resolved Question: Help on maya angelou?!?
im doing an essay on maya angelou. i have no idea what poem i should use... i only have one poem and thats the pulse of morning! Many critics only talk about that one poem and i need two more?! and idk what poetic elements that i can do. (like imagery personification tone) so what fits best? (thank you for helping):)
Posted on 31 January 2012 | 12:52 pm
Resolved Question: Quote from maya
are there any good quotes or sayings from maya angelou?
or any good lines from one of her poems?
Posted on 31 January 2010 | 8:01 am