Exciting appointment for Mandela International Film Festival
The honorary global ambassador of the 2015 Mandela International Film Festival is Dr Maya Angelou - playwright, producer, director, best-selling author, civil rights activist, educator and historian.
BWW Previews: The Brilliant Lecture Series Presents 'A Conversation with Bette Midler'
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Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking.
Maya Angelou Challenges Obama Administration "Over Testing"
Along with 120 other children's book authors, beloved poet and activist Maya Angelou has called President Obama on the carpet for his "testing overuse and abuse."
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Acclaimed poet, author Maya Angelou cancels William & Mary talk due to illness
Maya Angelou 's appearance at the College of William and Mary , originally set for April 15, has been canceled due to illness, the college announced Thursday.
The ASO does Mahler's Fifth Symphony
The third annual Hope for Humanity Film Festival will be held Thursday through Saturday, April 10-12, at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope.
Oprah Winfrey helps her 'greatest teacher' Dr. Maya Angelou celebrate ...
So of course Oprah Winfrey was on hand to help the famed writer and poet celebrate her 86th birthday and unveiling of her portrait at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC on Saturday.
The Huffington Post
Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou! Here Are Poet's Candid Thoughts On...
Legendary author, activist and poet Dr. Maya Angelou turns 86 today. She's the woman Oprah calls her greatest teacher, and over the years they've had many profound conversations together about wisdom, courage and spirituality.
The Free Dictionary
She has published seven autobiographies, five books of essays, and several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years.
SEEN at Maya Angelou luncheon?
Eight hundred thirty-four guests were in attendance at the FCCF Fund for Women and Children Annual Luncheon with guest speaker, Dr. Maya Angelou on April 3. Were you SEEN there? Photo: Picasa, P. Ha-Stevenson / Hearst Connecticut Media Group Eight hundred thirty-four guests were in attendance at the FCCF Fund for Women and Children Annual Luncheon ... (more)
Civility is learned behavior that spreads out into our community
I love words and the gifts they can be to each other. When teaching poetry to young people, I speak about the power of words.