Maya Angelou born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928 is an American autobiographer and poet who has been called “America’s most visible black female autobiographer” by scholar Joanne M. Continue Reading →
Maya Angelou Handwritten letter from the celebrated author to comedienne Phyllis Diller, reminiscing old times of their youth.
This is the first feature documentary about the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou (1928–2014), best known for her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
Today, News Max reports that Maya Angelou’s childhood home is up for sale in St. Louis, Missouri.
Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life.
The late Harlem resident Maya Angelou and Gloria Steinem marching arm in arm en route to the 20th Anniversary of the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington D. C. on Continue Reading →
Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington has been full of stunning moments, from acclaimed journalist Gloria Steinem’s powerful speech to Ashley Judd’s fearless praise of “nasty women.”
The late Harlemite and U.S. Poet Laureate Dr. Maya Angelou recites her poem “The Human Family” in Apple’s latest “Shot on iPhone” ad, that first aired during the Rio Olympics Continue Reading →
These wonderful words of wisdom are of course from Harlemite Maya Angelou author, actress, poet, memoirist, civil rights activist and mother to the world.
Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Complexions) celebrates the kick off of the company’s 21st season with the roll out of the first phase of the BEYOND 20 campaign, a strategic long term Continue Reading →
Though perhaps best known as a poet, writer and educator, Harlemite Dr. Angelou spent her life fully immersed in artistic ventures of all varieties.
Throughout her illustrious career in letters, once Harlem resident Maya Angelou gifted, healed, and inspired the world with her words. Now the beauty and spirit of those words live on Continue Reading →
By Rudy Colins It was the Esper dedication for the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp in collaboration with the National Park Service and the United States Postal Service, at the downtown African Continue Reading →
On Thursday, August 20, 2015, 11 A.M. at the African Burial Ground National Monument, and ESPER, in collaboration with the National Park Service and the United States Postal Service, is hosting Continue Reading →
First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong and smart black woman, joining other Continue Reading →
A great photo by Kena Betancur of a Harlem resident holding a Flowers Bouquet as she attends a tribute for the recently departed Dr. Maya Angelou in front of Angelou’s Continue Reading →
The New York Public Library is paying tribute to the life of Maya Angelou with a free exhibition of her papers.
It doesn’t get any better than, two diva’s in one photograph. Here’s Harlem fave and celebrity Jill Marie Lawrence and Harlem poet Dr. Maya Angelou in the back yard in Winston-Salem, Continue Reading →
In addition to her well-known autobiographies, Maya Angelou has steadily written poetry over the years.
Maya Angelou the poet Harlem could not love enough, a Harlem homeowner and resident, was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune.
Few people have a public voice that resonates like that of Harlem resident Maya Angelou. She has been loved for many decades, and when Father Time catches up with our Continue Reading →
A Maya Angelou ‘Calypso’ Festival poster autograph with Geoffrey Holder’s performance.
Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes in somewhere in central Harlem.
“Today we mourn the passing and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou, whose voice, passion, and life has left a lasting influence on our state and nation….
6sqft reports that the Beaux Arts firehouse that has been the home of the Faison Firehouse Theater since 1999 (with a celebrated “official” inaugural opening in 2007 that included a Continue Reading →