Tag Archives: Maya Angelou

For the Love of Liberation: Let’s Stop Belittling Others and Start Organizing

While the criticisms of what liberalism has tolerated that led us up to now certainly ring true, the way these criticisms are levied is often counterproductive. 

▶ Bill Moyers | Maya Angelou: Facing Evil

In 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 […]

▶ Maya Angelou reading “And Still I Rise” and more . . .

Uploaded on Apr 5, 2007 In addition to her well-known autobiographies, Maya Angelou has steadily written poetry over the years. In this video Professor Angelou recites her poem, “And Still I Rise,” from her volume of poetry And Still I Rise, published in 1978. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook!  Check […]

▶ Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Maya Angelou had an illustrious career as a poet, singer, dancer and director She died at home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, her literary agent said One of her most famous works was “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” By Todd Leopold, Ashley Fantz, Moni Basu and Faith Karimi, CNN updated 8:40 AM EDT, Thu May […]

[Video] His Day is Done – A Tribute Poem for Nelson Mandela by Dr. Maya Angelou

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