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Maya Angelou

New Documentary "And I Still Rise" Reminds Us of Maya Angelou's Powerful Voice

A new documentary about renowned poet and writer, Maya Angelou, reminds us that her words still ring on. Read More »

Serena Williams Recites "Still I Rise" By Maya Angelou

On Saturday, Serena Williams made history at Wimbledon as she won her 22nd grand slam title. With resilience, dominance, and commitment, Williams defeated her opponent Angelique Kerber with a 7-5, 6-3 victory. Read More »

Oprah Winfrey Shares Maya Angelou's Advice in This Empowering Commencement Address

MAKER Oprah Winfrey, has inspired us yet again with her words to the 2016 graduates of Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) — a historically black research university in Charlotte, N.C. Read More »

12 Quotes to Celebrate Maya Angelou

Today MAKERS honors renowned poet and author, Dr. Maya Angelou. Through her writing and activism, Angelou has inspired generations to move boldly in the face of adversity.   Read More »

Nicki Minaj Pays Tribute to This Late Great American Poet

What do Nicki Minaj and Maya Angelou have in common? They both are outspoken about issues of racism and prejudice against women. Read More »

A Reading to Remember: Young Girls Recite Maya Angelou’s ‘Phenomenal Woman’

Maya Angelou published “Phenomenal Woman” in 1978. Today, it’s still a definitive statement on womanhood, with all its variety and imperfection. Read More »

Celebrities Celebrate Maya Angelou

On this very sad day, celebrities express their gratitude for Maya Angelou and the powerful pieces and inspiration she gave to the world. Read More »