Dr. Maya Angelou

Several Republicans claimed they voted against a post office honoring legendary author, activist and poet Maya Angelou because she allegedly supported Fidel Castro and communism.

On Dr. Maya Angelou’s 70th birthday, she said that tried to live her life so much so that she didn’t have a catcher’s mitt on…

Funeral services for Dr. Maya Angelou, who died last Wednesday at 86-years-old, will be held Saturday morning on the campus of Wake Forest University, reports WXII.…

Last month Dr. Maya Angelou was honored at the National Portrait Gallery with her own portrait. During the festivities, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,”  had…

via:eurweb Poet Maya Angelou is said to be on the mend following a brief illness that forced her to cancel a planned speech in Texas. Angelou’s lecture agent David LaCamera said Tuesday the 83-year-old poet was scheduled to speak on Wednesday at Texas Women’s University in Denton, but came down with an illness that left […]

Via: mayaangelou.com Dr. Maya Angelou is a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, she continues to travel the world, spreading her legendary wisdom. Within the rhythm of her poetry and elegance of […]

Via: defendernetwork.com President George H.W. Bush, poet Maya Angelou and investor Warren Buffett are among the 2010 winners of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.