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Maya Angelou
The official Twitter account for Dr. Maya Angelou. Poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, civil-rights activist, producer and director.
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Maya Angelou May 23
"Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently." -
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Maya Angelou May 19
"We are not our brother’s keeper we are our brother and we are our sister. We must look past complexion and see community."
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Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School May 16
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Maya Angelou May 17
"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." We are excited to announce the Maya Angelou Mural Festival sponsored by Come out to Saturday's grand reception.
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Maya Angelou May 12
“It is true I was created in you. It is also true That you were created for me. I owned your voice. It was shaped and tuned to soothe me. Your arms were molded Into a cradle to hold me, to rock me." , an excerpt from Mother: A Cradle to Hold Me Happy Mother's Day!
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Maya Angelou May 8
"Every day I awaken I am grateful. My intent is to be totally present in that day. And laugh as much as possible." -
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Maya Angelou May 5
“We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.”
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Maya Angelou May 4
“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.” (Pictured with dear friend Nick Ashford)
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Maya Angelou May 3
"The love of the family, the love of one person can heal. It heals the scars left by a larger society. A massive, powerful society."
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Maya Angelou Film Apr 29
Today our sincere thoughts and prayers are with the family of . We honor him and the work he gifted to our world. We are grateful for his deep respect for Dr. Maya Angelou that we witnessed first hand. Rest in power.
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Maya Angelou Apr 29
"Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning." Maya Angelou. We celebrate 's life and works he created by using the human voice and his vision to impact and challenge our human family. Rest in power.
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Maya Angelou Apr 27
"In the midst of national tumult, in the medium of international violent uproar, Coretta Scott King’s face remained a study in serenity." -Maya Angelou. Today we honor the Birthday of Coretta Scott King. We...
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Maya Angelou Apr 26
"Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls."
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Maya Angelou Apr 23
Sri Lanka has declared today a National Day of Mourning. With the great loss of over 300 people and hundreds more injured who gathered on this past Easter Sunday mostly to worship in temples, we send our love, prayers, and hope for better.
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Maya Angelou Apr 23
"And when great souls die, after a period peace blooms, slowly and always irregularly. Spaces fill with a kind of soothing electric vibration. Our senses, restored, never to be the same, whisper to us. They existed....
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Maya Angelou Apr 17
"I say, It’s the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I’m a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That’s me."
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Maya Angelou Apr 14
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” —Maya Angelou.
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Maya Angelou Apr 9
“What I really want to do is be a representative of my race, of the human race.” Join us Wednesday, April 17th as we watch and support this beautiful collaboration with Dr. Angelou's voice and 's “Homecoming” special on
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Maya Angelou Apr 4
Last year the world celebrated with a historic 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.
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Maya Angelou Apr 4
Happy Birthday, ! "You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise."
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