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  • 01:33

    Remembering Dr. Maya Angelou

    in Lifestyle

    On May 28, 2014 the world lost Dr. Maya Angelou, a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Dr. Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time.

    Listen to her former student and accomplished attorney, Jocelyn Womack, share riveting memories of what it was like to learn from the amazing Dr. Angelou.

  • 03:06

    Honoring Dr. Betty Shabazz, Gil Scott Heron and Maya Angelou

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to the The African History Network Show, Thur. May, 28th, Special Time 9:00pm (6:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network?  We’ll honor Dr. Betty Shabazz, Maya Angelou and Gil Soctt Heron.  We’ll also discuss current events and hot topics on our Facebook Fanpage “The African History Network”.   CALL IN WITH QUESTIONS/COMMENTS & LISTEN AT (914) 338-1375.  Listen online LIVE and the archived show here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/05/28/five-on-the-black-handside-the-history-of-the-dap-and-african-american-hands or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.  


    1) Today is the 81st birthday of Dr. Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X.  It has been 1 year since poet Maya Angelou died and Gil Scott Heron died on May 27th, 2011 as well.  We’ll honor all 3 of them on tonight’s show.  2)  The Justice Department issues reforms to fix Cleveland policing.  What is next? 3) Media Mogul Byron Allen did a radio interview this morning where he talked about how African Americans are set up to fail economically and more.  4) In 1994, the Crime Bill that Bill Clinton signed into prohibited prisoners using Pell Grants to get a college degree.  That could change very soon.  5) This date in African American History.

  • 00:30

    Remembering Dr. Maya Angelou

    in Education

    In this episode, blogger Sacerdotus speaks on the life and contributions of the late poety and prolific writer, Dr. Maya Angelou.  He gives a brief introduction of her life, her struggles and how she became well known via her writing.  Angelou passed away on May 28th, 2014 and has been mourned by countless people throughout the world. May she rest in peace.  

  • 01:51

    Remembering Dr. Maya Angelou

    in Music

    In her memoirs, Maya Angelou explored how race and gender affected her life. Her first memoir, was published in 1969 and describes growing up in the segregated South. It includes the story of how, as a child, Angelou was raped by her mother's boyfriend. After the rape, she withdrew into herself and went through a long period of not speaking.

    Angelou got pregnant and became a mother when she was 16 and unmarried. Her autobiographies describe how she traveled around the country with her son, Guy, earning her living as a waitress, prostitute, madam, singer, actress and writer. In the '60s, Angelou was active in the civil rights movement and worked with Martin Luther King Jr. as the northern coordinator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. She was the inaugural poet for Bill Clinton when he took office in 1993.

    Maya Angelou died Wednesday at 86...

    How has this woman impacted your life? Join host Petula Beckles as we remember and celebrate the gifts of this legend, right here on The Motif on Alutep Radio. 9179328802

  • 00:51

    Goddess Awakening Rest In Paradise Maya Angelou

    in Spirituality

    Celebrating sisterhood and the life of Mama Maya Angelou

  • 00:23

    Exploring Meditation through Maya Angelou & Noah St. John

    in Spirituality

    As we close out August, we will enjoy bliss through the words of Maya Angelou's poems and descriptions of what it is to be one with the Creator from Neville Goddard. No matter what form the words take from these two writers, your mind can still conjure both an understanding and a visualization. Through these visualizations it allows your body, mind and emotions to release into a calm release and better understanding of what can be in your life now and in the future.

  • 00:59

    Dr. Maya Angelou Final Interview

    in Spirituality

    Reisha Baker talk with the legendary Maya Angelou about her latest book, "Mom and Me and Mom". This sheds great insight about the relationship between Mother and daughter that formed the basis for Dr. Angelou's life's story.


  • 02:02

    Paying respect to Dr. Maya Angelou

    in Current Events

    Join us today as we pay respect to Dr. Maya angelou.  What was your favorite memory of her or her works? To join the conversation, call 323-580-5712


  • 00:16

    Meditation based on Quotes by Dr. Maya Angelou

    in Spirituality

    Midnight Meditation with CharLena honors Dr. Maya Angelou as we relax our week of possible toxicity, stress, angst or burn out through her quotes and poems of love. Come join me and start your weekend off with the strength of Dr. Angelou's words.

  • 00:32

    We Will Never Forget: An Ode to the GREAT Dr. Maya Angelou

    in Youth

    Dr. Maya Angelou once said, “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.” We will never forget how this woman made us all feel! Powerful, inspired, and during this show I want to dedicate to her. Her memory, impact, and life. Here I ask the audience the question. "What would you have said to Maya Angelou given the chance to have met her?" We should be inclined to ponder what we are doing in our daily lives to make an impact!

  • 00:44

    Her Day is Done a Tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou

    in Politics

    Her legacy is immense. Before "Caged Bird," Richard Wright's "Black Boy" and Claude Brown's "Manchild in the Promised Land" reigned on most radar screens as quintessential stories of growing up black in 20th-century America. At a time when the women's rights movement was rising, she quietly offered a female-centered vision that enriched everyone's view of black life in America. She also offered a model to everyone of perseverance against great odds and despite the burdens of earlier trauma.

    With its graphic story of Angelou's rape and her self-imposed silence, "Caged Bird" sounds like a likely candidate for trigger warnings, which would offer students a no-questions-asked excuse to avoid it. Clarence Page

    Maya Angelou’s family has planned a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel for 10 a.m. Saturday.Wake Forest will stream the service online for the public at go.wfu.edu/angeloumemorial