Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Johnson (1928–2014). Author and a poet. She has published autobiographies, essays, poetry books, and starred in plays, movies, & TV shows spanning 50+ years. She has received dozens of awards & 30+ honorary doctorates. She is known for her autobiographies, including "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings", which brought her international recognition & acclaim. She is a spokesperson of Black people & women, and her works have been considered a defense of Black culture.

Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Johnson (1928–2014). Author and a poet. She has published autobiographies, essays, poetry books, and starred in plays, movies, & TV shows spanning 50+ years. She has received dozens of awards & 30+ honorary doctorates. She is known for her autobiographies, including "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings", which brought her international recognition & acclaim. She is a spokesperson of Black people & women, and her works have been considered a defense of Black culture.

“And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.” (Dalai Lama)

“Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.” (Dalai Lama)

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