Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Ladiesfashionsense: Remembering Dr. Maya Angelou

I Am A Woman Phenomenally, Phenomenal Women,

that's me.

Dr. Maya Angelou

In Memoriam: Maya Angelou 
April 4,1928- May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri. The award-winning author, renowed poet and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou passed on her Winston-Salem, N.C ,home Wednesday morning (5/28/2014). She was 86 years old. She was a prolific African-American author, poet,  dancer ,  singer, actress, memoirist, poet, director, and cook . 

She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years. 

 Maya Angelou

 Maya Angelou

 Maya Angelou

 Maya Angelou

She received dozens of awards which include two Presidential Medal Awards; a Presidential National Medal of Arts by former President Bill Clinton and one Presidential Medal Of Freedom from President Obama. In addition, she possessed over 30 honorary doctoral degrees. She was nominated for a Tony, and a Pulitzer; she won three Grammys for her spoken word albums.

Dr. Maya Angelou Received The Presidential Medal Of  Freedom From President Barack Obama In 2011.
 Maya Angelou Received Presidential Medal Of Freedom From President Obama

 Dr. Maya Angelou Received The National Medal Of Arts From Former President Bill Clinton In 2000.
 Maya Angelou Received National Medal Of Arts From Former President Bill Clinton

She was a mother, grandmother, mentor and an activist. She was a powerful voice whose words and influence will long resonate. But above all, Maya Angelou was a  phenomenal woman and an amazing gift to humanity.

 Maya Angelou

We Salute you phenomenal woman, Dr. Angelou.

What's your favorite Maya Angelou's Quote?

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