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  • Erica Eden

    Maya Angelou "WHEN YOU KNOW BETTER YOU DO BETTER." A quote by this amazing woman and I never forgot it.

  • CurlKit Curly By Nature

    It is with great sadness to announce that the remarkable Maya Angelou has passed. curlkit honors her today. Let us remember the giants in history #mayaangelou (1928-2014)

  • Cameron Dunn

    21. Little Known Black History Fact - Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on friend Maya Angelou's birthday, on April 5, 1968. Angelou stopped celebrating her birthday for years afterward, and sent flowers to King's widow, Coretta Scott King, for more than 30 years, until Coretta's death in 2006.

  • Angela Wheelock

    Maya Angelou. We all have (I hope) books that change our lives. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was one of those books for me. I was amazed and delighted to be assigned the book in an early Women's Studies class and even more delighted to find a woman who wrote the truth and talked about the day-to-day sorrows and joys of life in a way that, as a young woman of only 20, gripped me. Hooray for Maya Angelou.

  • beautiful disaster

    Maya Angelou a beautiful woman whom I'm doing my research project on ;)

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Maya Angelou. I can't even begin to explain how much her words inspire me, how much they move me. She speaks directly to my heart, calms the seas and quiets the storms. She's given me my mantra for life... "I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it". Soul sister x NdS

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Maya Angelou circa? Was such an inspiring woman. Amazing how much Oprah looks like her in her younger days.

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Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist.

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I’m a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That’s me. —From “Phenomenal Woman,” by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou. She truly was one of a kind. The world lost a brilliant, loving & beautiful soul the day she passed.

One Phenomenal Woman (Me, too) Maya Angelo reminds me of my oldest sister--strong and passionate!