Dr. Maya Angelou

May 29th, 2014
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“Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, ‘I’m with you, kid.  Let’s go.'”

                                                                   ~ Dr. Maya Angelou


Let’s go indeed!  Did Dr. Maya Angelou take every opportunity to grab life by the lapels? You bet she did!

Every day she grabbed life by the lapels and the seat pants and she held on for dear life, inspiring and showing us through her writings, speeches and screen presence the true passions of her life: civil rights, being kind, education and striving to do the best in whatever you are doing.

Resilience, beauty and grace; thy name … Read More

Still I Rise By Maya Angelou

September 6th, 2012
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Oh, Maya Angelou, you are one talented and wise woman! Her poem, Still I Rise, tells us about what it means to face life’s difficulties with courage and patience.  Staying committed to walk your journey and refusing to give up is not easy, but as long as we can take that first step and reach out for help, it can be done. Take Maya Angelou’s hand, read her inspiring thoughts and feel her strength in the following verses: Still I Rise By Maya Angelou You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me… Read More

Maya Angelou

October 27th, 2011
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Talk about rebuilding your life and living courageously.  Maya Angelou is truly an inspiring woman.  Enjoy this Washington Post interview with her: Marvin Joseph/WASHINGTON POST Celebrated poet Maya Angelou speaks about a life well and creatively lived By Laura Hambleton, Published: October 24 The Washington Post Poet, writer, civil rights activist, professor, filmmaker, dramatist, singer, Grammy Award winner: Maya Angelou, 83, has also been called the nation’s premier memoirist. She was in Washington last week speaking about her long, rich life. Having come to prominence in 1970 with the publication of her acclaimed first memoir, “I Know Why the Caged… Read More