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Maya Angelou 1928-2014

Dr. Maya Angelou was a remarkable Renaissance woman, hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. A poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director—she traveled the world, spreading her legendary wisdom. Within the…

Still I Rise

My favorite Maya Angelou poem is ‘And Still I Rise.’ This writing opens with, “You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lies. You may tread me in the very dirt but still, like dust, I’ll rise.”…