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Consciousness Magazine: Dr. Maya Angelou, A Phenomenal Woman

Consciousness Magazine: Dr. Maya Angelou, A Phenomenal Woman

June 24, 2013 Interviewed and written by Dr. Shanessa Fenner On the morning of our interview, the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou is busily working in her garden prior to our interview. She discusses her various leading African-American art sculptures, knock- out roses,...

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Maya Angelou Newsletter: March 2020

As I was growing I really didn’t understand who my mother was. It was a different time in the 1950s. Racism and sexism were practiced unapologetically. Rebellion and resistance were not part of the American Psyche. Patriotism and conformance to the law was...

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Maya Angelou Newsletter: May 2019

96 Maya Angelou Newsletter: May 2019 Guy Johnson's Letter As this Mother’s Day passes my thoughts return to the way I used to celebrate this wonderful day with my mother. The celebration always centered around food, and she preferred home cooked...

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Maya Angelou Newsletter: May 2019

Maya Angelou Newsletter: May 2019

As this Mother’s Day passes my thoughts return to the way I used to celebrate this wonderful day with my mother. The celebration always centered around food, and she preferred home cooked meals. Due to her public life, she felt that she had eaten out enough to last a...

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Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou!

Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou!

Last year the world celebrated Maya Angelou with a historic Google Doodle on her 90th Birthday. This year we celebrate 91 years with breaking news."Phenomenal Woman: An Evening With Maya Angelou" is currently being developed with hopes for Broadway. “My...

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Welcome, 116th U.S. Congress

"Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women." In the spirit of my mother, the Angelou Johnson family welcomes the 116th Congress, the most diverse in history with 127 women taking seats on...

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Maya Angelou Film Wins Peabody Award!

Maya Angelou Film Wins Peabody Award!

"Pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can't take their eyes off of you.” – Maya Angelou We are grateful and excited to announce "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise" has been officially honored with the prestigious Peabody Award! We...

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Celebrate 90 Years

Celebrate 90 Years

Maya Angelou Newsletter: Celebrate 90 Years! Maya Angelou’s Google Doodle by Guy Johnson As we spend what would have been my mother’s ninetieth birthday, I think of her melodious tones speaking about the need for tolerance, understanding, forgiveness and...

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Dr. Maya Angelou’s 90th Birthday

Dr. Maya Angelou’s 90th Birthday

April 4th, 2018 “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,  but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Dr. Maya Angelou In a life rich with experiences and stories, author, poet, memoirist, and activist Dr. Maya...

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