Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise - TrailerDistinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” icon Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before.
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Dr. Angelou’s was a prolific life; as a singer, dancer, activist, poet, and writer she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries.
Maya Angelou on Con Men | Blank on Blank"The only way you can be a mark is if you want something for nothing. If you're greedy, you're set up." - Maya Angelou, as told to Studs Terkel in 1970
Maya Angelou Recites "Phenomenal Woman"Poet, teacher, activist and more—pay tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou and listen to her read her unforgettable poem "Phenomenal Woman."
Sesame Street: Maya Angelou's Favorite ThingsSome of Maya Angelou's favorite things were mangoes and marshmallows and moose. She also liked writing memoirs. Mangoes, marshmallows, moose, and memoir all start with the letter M.
Nicki Minaj Reads "Still I Rise"Nicki Minaj reads Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise" at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles during Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America.
Maya Angelou reads her poem, "A Brave and Startling Truth," at the UNMaya Angelou reads her poem "A Brave and Startling Truth" which she wrote in commemoration of the United Nation's 50th Anniversary, in 1995.
10 Questions for Maya Angelou (and her unexpected answers)Writer, educator and activist Maya Angelou talks to TIME about her unusual relationship with her mother, why she likes guns, and why she has written seven autobiographies.
Facing Evil: Bill Moyers remembers Maya AngelouIn this second of two programs celebrating the life and work of the late Maya Angelou, Bill Moyers revisits a 1988 documentary in which he and Angelou attended a conference on “Facing Evil,” held in the Hill Country of central Texas. Evil was a topic about which Angelou, the victim of childhood rape and virulent racism, had a lot to say.
Maya Angelou: Heart of a ChampionEarlier this year, the iconic poet and civil rights activist spoke to ESSENCE about race relations and the need for continued activism today.