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02/24/2017 at 13:49. Facebook
The Maya Angelou Film is re-airing so check your local listings on the PBS American Masters site under schedule to see if it is available in your area. "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise" is available both on DVD by PBS & Amazon, and for digital download on iTunes, Google Play & Amazon.com. Thank you again for all who have watched. Please enjoy & share. The Angelou Johnson Family...
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02/23/2017 at 17:31. Facebook
"For a black man at that time to teach and to learn and to study under those circumstances when people were being lynched...what Dr. Du Bois showed is that he had enormous courage." Maya Angelou. In our Matriarch's home libraries you could find many books, and among those would be an extensive collection of W.E.B. Du Bois. Du Bois was born today in 1868 and lived until 1963. Dr. Angelou met...
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02/22/2017 at 03:49. Facebook
"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." Maya Angelou. Many of you have requested a stylish keepsake.The Maya Angelou shirts & tote help support the Maya Angelou Foundation, Caged Bird Legacy and contribute to various schools, charities and health centers. Thank you to the many who've watched the...
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02/22/2017 at 01:07. Facebook
"Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise" is premiering right now on PBS American Masters! We are excited and hope you take photos of your experience and please tag Maya Angelou Film on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Thank you Actors & Creators Will Dalton, Chris Greene, Trevante Rhodes, Niecy Nash, & Yvonne Orji for promoting the film. You can see their videos on both Dr. Angelou & the Maya Angelou...
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02/21/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." Maya Angelou. Join our family tonight as we gather together and watch "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise". This is available on PBS American Masters. You can watch the Maya Angelou Film in the...
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02/21/2017 at 15:46. Facebook
With gratitude we announce the “Dr. Maya Angelou Memorial Post Office”. The Center City Post Office, 200 Town Run Ln, Winston Salem, NC 27101 will be renamed for our Matriarch today! Great-granddaughter Caylin Johnson is accepting this honor. Our thanks to Congresswoman Alma Adams, Acting Winston-Salem Postmaster Sharon Patrick, Post Office District Manager Russell Gardner, Winston-Salem...
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02/20/2017 at 22:25. Facebook
What makes Maya Angelou's story so important? John Singleton weighs in. As we get ready for the broadcast tomorrow, we'll be sharing videos with you today. Please post and share. John Singleton used our Matriach's poetry in his film Poetic Justice and he was interviewed for the documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, airing tomorrow February 21st on PBS' American Masters, check your local...
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02/20/2017 at 18:47. Facebook
"Here on the pulse of this new day
You may have the grace to look up and out
And into your sister's eyes, into
Your brother's face, your country
And say simply
Very simply
With hope
Good morning." Maya Angelou excerpt from "On the Pulse of Morning". Maya Angelou's relationship with President Bill Clinton began years before our Matriarch was given the opportunity to recite this poem at his...
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02/19/2017 at 17:01. Facebook
“Malcolm [X] having said that all whites were blue eyed devils… He went to Mecca and he came to West Africa and he said ‘I have met white skinned blue eyed men who I’ve openly called brother, I was wrong’. Now it takes a great deal of courage to say that.” Maya Angelou. In 1965 when Maya Angelou was living in Ghana she met with Malcolm X and their meetings inspired Dr. Angelou's move back to...
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"Wake Forest held an important position in my mother’s life…The university awarded her the Reynolds Chair, which allowed her to touch the lives of nearly three decades of students doing what she cherished most – teaching. [Our] family is extremely grateful for Wake Forest University in immortalizing our matriarch’s name on campus with this residence hall building.” Guy Johnson.
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"My life has been long, and believing that life loves the liver of it, I have dared to try many things, sometimes trembling, but daring still." May you live past the trembles and achieve your own personal best. The Angelou Johnson Family.
"When I decided to speak, I had a lot to say." Maya Angelou. Tune in now for the Maya Angelou Film panel discussion with Co-director Rita Coburn Whack at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library at 5:50 ET. Streaming live on PBS American Masters #inspiringwomanPBS #andstillirise #mayaangeloufilm
"It was the opening for me to wanting to be a writer." Common reflecting on Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings". Maya Angelou was a great inspiration and the legacy left still encourages and influences many of us today. Watch and learn about how Common came to know Dr. Angelou and how they would perform and create together in the video link below. Their relationship amongst many...
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As we revel in the aftermath of the Grammy Awards congratulating all the winners and celebrating the sounds of music, we remember our Matriarch describing a music man to whom we pay tribute. "Quincy Jones , with 27 awards and counting!" Recently, the Angelou Johnson family, the production crew and executive producers of the documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise celebrated a screening of...
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“In the flush of love's light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.” Maya Angelou. We hope you are free to be yourself and share yourself under the light of Love. Happy Valentine's Day. The Angelou Johnson Family.
“Everybody in the world uses words. The writer has to take these most known things and put them together in such a way that a reader says, ‘I never thought of it that way before." Maya Angelou. In less than two weeks the Maya Angelou Film will be available for viewing across the USA and parts of Canada Tuesday February 21st on PBS American Masters. Mark your calendars & enjoy! The Angelou...
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Did you know Maya Angelou used to be referred to as Miss Calypso? Maya Angelou was known for so many things and many may not think of Miss Maya as a singer, dancer or entertainer. There is so much to learn and be inspired by in the Maya Angelou Film coming to the USA and parts of Canada Feb. 21 on PBS American Masters! Watch and share this video and see why Dr. Angelou was first Miss Calypso.
"It's the fire in my eyes,
And the flash of my teeth,
The swing in my waist,
And the joy in my feet.
I'm a woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal woman,
That's me."
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You are enough and you are phenomenal! The Angelou Johnson Family.
"Nothing will work unless you do." Maya Angelou. Dr. Angelou's Great Granddaughter Caylin Johnson is telling us what we need to hear and do at the right moment. We have learned great lessons from Dr. Angelou, Dr. Martin Luther King and many more, but it is up to us to get to work. The Angelou Johnson Family.
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http://mayaangelou.com/ https://www.facebook.com/MayaAngelou Posthumously, the book, Rainbow In The Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou was released...

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"You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I’ll rise." Maya Angelou
As we celebrate Black History Month, this month the Maya Angelou Film" Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise" premieres on PBS American Masters February 21st! Please watch, share with others and let us know about your experience this month. The Angelou...
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Still I Rise (Official Lyric Video) - Caged Bird Songs

The official lyric video for "Still I Rise" from "Caged Bird Songs". Maya Angelou's enduring spirit lives on in Caged Bird Songs, a new album now available! ...

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