Maya Angelou - Famous writer, academic and activist, who chronicled the African American experience in literature. A friend and supporter of both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, as well as being Oprah Winfrey's mentor, it is her willingness to share the wisdom she gained from her struggled that inspires her generations of fans.

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou - Famous writer, academic and activist, who chronicled the African American experience in literature. A friend and supporter of both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, as well as being Oprah Winfrey's mentor, it is her willingness to share the wisdom she gained from her struggled that inspires her generations of fans.

"I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels." -Maya Angelou (1928 - 2014)

"I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels." -Maya Angelou (1928 - 2014)

Maya Angelou is shown gratitude by President Barack Obama after receiving the Medal of Freedom.

Maya Angelou is shown gratitude by President Barack Obama after receiving the Medal of Freedom.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and wife Coretta Scott King sing hymns at the piano, with first-born daughter Yolanda looking on, in a family moment. /Moneta Sleet Jr./Ebony Collection

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and wife Coretta Scott King sing hymns at the piano, with first-born daughter Yolanda looking on, in a family moment. /Moneta Sleet Jr./Ebony Collection

Robin Williams: A True Best Friend…

Robin Williams: A True Best Friend…

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"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt, 'This Is My Story,' 1937

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt, 'This Is My Story,' 1937

Halle Berry, smart, beautiful, stylish and sexy! $24.99 rayban sunglasses http://www.okglassesvips.com

Halle Berry, smart, beautiful, stylish and sexy! $24.99 rayban sunglasses http://www.okglassesvips.com

Emilie du Chatelet - She could possibly be one of the greatest female intellectuals, mathematicians & thinkers in history but the love of Voltaire's life who contributed significantly to the Enlightenment all but vanished from history books. One of her great accomplishments was her translation of Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica which still remains the standard French translation.

Emilie du Chatelet - She could possibly be one of the greatest female intellectuals, mathematicians & thinkers in history but the love of Voltaire's life who contributed significantly to the Enlightenment all but vanished from history books. One of her great accomplishments was her translation of Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica which still remains the standard French translation.

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