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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.
Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance women, Dr, Angelou is a celebrated poet but to some she is an activist, a mother, a friend, a legend, a NATIONAL TREASURE.
This evening we join millions of people around the world in remembering but also celebrating one of the brightest lights of our time. Dr. Maya Angelou was many things-an author, poet, civil rights activist, playwright, actress, director, composer,singer and dancer. But above all, she was a story teller.
Maya Angelou voice and her words impacted and changed the world we live in today but more importantly her words inspired us to be our best selves. She taught us that it's not merely to seek greatness for ourselves, but we also must help others to discover greatness within themselves.
Join and chat with us as the Real Talk Live 216 team CELEBRATE THE LIFE & LEGACY OF DR. MAYA ANGELOU. This evening at 7:30pmEST the phone lines will be live and open so call us at 646-929-0243.
In honor of the Memorial Service for Dr. Maya Angelou held today in North Carolina and aired on OWN, InspirRadio is re-airing our tribute. Be Blessed.!
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.Born on April 4th, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Angelou was raised in St. Louis and Stamps, Arkansas. In Stamps, Dr. Angelou experienced the brutality of racial discrimination, but she also absorbed the unshakable faith and values of traditional African-American family, community, and culture.With the guidance of her friend, the novelist James Baldwin, she began work on the book that would become I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Published in 1970, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was published to international acclaim and enormous popular success. The list of her published verse, non-fiction, and fiction now includes more than 30 bestselling titles.Dr. Angelou has received over 50 honorary degrees and is Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University.Dr. Angelou’s words and actions continue to stir our souls, energize our bodies, liberate our minds, and heal our hearts.
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.
***Livestream Link*** Maya Angelou's Memorial Service will be streamed live on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 10AM EST.
Dr. Maya Angelou passed Wednesday morning (May 28,) at her home in Winston-Salem, NC. Dr. Angelou will be missed. Her inspiration and wisdom will live on forever. Condolences to Dr. Maya Angelou's family during this difficult time. This installment is a FOS-Radio Brief w/ co-host Tori.
*Program Note: Upon listening back at the show, I realized I called Dr. Angelou's upcoming funeral service a "homecoming" instead of "homegoing" - Dr. Angelou's private HOMEGOING service is scheduled for Saturday in Winston-Salem, NC.
We are honoring the late Dr. Maya Angelou on this week's show. Let us all remember that on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 when Dr. Angelou passed away to the other side; we have seen a spirit of a trailblazer. She has been passed on to those who are willing to be just as courageous and committed to impacting the lives of others. Let us not just mourn in the lost of another person, but let us use this time to question how and why we are living our lives the way we do
The official website for the late Dr. Maya Angelou is http://mayaangelou.com/.
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
Sign of the Times pays tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou with the following pieces and dialogue:
The Best Advice Received
Finding My Voice
Gather Together in my Name
My Greatest Achievement
Poem The Mask
Raising the Next Generation
Words Are Things
Dr Angelou’s Final Tweet posted on May 23rd reads:
“Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.”
Let's take this time and enjoy Dr. Angelou in our own "quietude"