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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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WATCH: Oprah, Michelle Obama Pay Respects at Maya Angelou's Funeral

WATCH: Oprah, Michelle Obama Pay Respects at Maya Angelou's Funeral | Herstory | Scoop.it
Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama joined friends and family of the late poet and activist Maya Angelou Saturday for a memorial service.
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Personally, it became very difficult for me to maintain the #YesAllWoman conversations with the passing of this queen.


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The Erasure of Maya Angelou’s Sex Work History

The Erasure of Maya Angelou’s Sex Work History | Herstory | Scoop.it
Dr. Maya Angelou, American Poet Laureate, most famous for authoring I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, passed away at age 86 on May 28th, 2014. Her literary agent Helen Brann confirmed the news to press, and thus began a worldwide outpouring of grief. The top trending tag on Twitter was “RIP Maya Angelou” and,…

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And Still She Wrote: Remembering Maya Angelou

And Still She Wrote: Remembering Maya Angelou | Herstory | Scoop.it
Dr. Maya Angelou’s life could not be contained by a single autobiography, so she wrote six, making the audacious claim that she—as a Black woman reared in the segregated South—was fully human and a worthy historical subject who needed no outside narrator to tell or validate her story.
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Introducing Miss Calypso!

Introducing Miss Calypso! | Herstory | Scoop.it
Dr. Maya Angelou is a writer, an artist, a professor, a director, an activist...and a calypso singer! In 1957, Dr. Angelou appeared in the film 'Calypso Heat Wave' as the sultry Miss Calypso. Watch Dr. Angelou's performance and find out what she would like to tell her younger self about forgiveness.
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Transportation leaders remember Maya Angelou

Transportation leaders remember Maya Angelou | Herstory | Scoop.it

Before she rose to international prominence as an author, educator and civil rights activist, the beloved Maya Angelou broke a tough barrier in the transportation industry, becoming San Francisco’s first black female streetcar conductor.

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LOOK: Maya Angelou Was Also A Style Star

LOOK: Maya Angelou Was Also A Style Star | Herstory | Scoop.it
The news of Maya Angelou's passing this morning has us reflecting on the author/poet/phenomenal woman's amazing legacy. While she's left us with a number of award-winning books, speeches and general words of wisdom -- Maya is also serving up some pre...
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Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86 | Herstory | Scoop.it
Maya Angelou, a novelist, actress and educator, died at age 86, her literary agent, Helen Brann, said Wednesday.
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If there was one woman who lived the #YesAllWomen with the ultimate combination of grace of strength, using her voice to light the darkness for all, it was Maya Angelou.

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If there was one woman who lived the #YesAllWomen with the ultimate combination of grace of strength, using her voice to light the darkness for all, it was Maya Angelou.
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Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter Quote

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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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