Dr. Maya Angelou is a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer, and director, she continues to travel the world, spreading her legendary wisdom. Angelou is the author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Bantam 1971), All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (Random House 1986), Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now (Random House 1997), and Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes (Random House 2007).
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I am a poetic writer who loves the way words paint a picture. I love the spoke word. My dream is to write, speak, and inspire others now.
Powerful. Personal. Challenging.
It's candor and cadence. I was moved by Maya Angelou's stories that exemplifies her thoughts, actions and ideals.
The depth of an interviewer. He drew answers from Maya like teasing a lollipop from dispenser.
'You make it and the rest is magic'
I loved this special just to hear Maya's calming yet forceful voice.
Great interview with Maya..She has really educate me over the years that you can do anything if you really want to!
I like things different. Challenging, unconventional, thought-provoking. Everything is on a spectrum, which makes life interesting.
Yes, to further absorb the dialogue.
The explanation of how Maya became a voluntary mute, and how she was brought out of it by a respected elder.
The interview focuses on maintaining positive outlook.
Can't say the title is entirely fitting after one listen. Perhaps I've missed something.
I found this to be a nice introduction to Maya Angelo. You get a touch of her background, a hint of her beliefs and a small glance of what her writings will offer.
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