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Maya Angelou: We Celebrate & Remember

Maya Angelou: We Celebrate & Remember

Welcome Letter from Guy Johnson, Maya Angelou's son. Sometimes it is hard for me to entertain the fact that she is no longer here. I will come across an interesting item of news, or perhaps a really funny ‘clean’ joke and I’ll have the urge to call her. My fingers...

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“Still I Rise” line by Storiarts

“Still I Rise” line by Storiarts

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style”. Maya Angelou. Our Matriarch always had a great sense of style. With a background in dance, singing and entertainment Maya...

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Myles Garrett & Serena Williams Honor Maya Angelou

Myles Garrett & Serena Williams Honor Maya Angelou

"When you're a poet, or reading poems, you feel every single word. My favorite, Maya Angelou, was so knowledgeable and wise, and she poured her heart into every poem."  Myles Garrett. This week we believe our Matriarch is smiling as Myles Garrett and Serena Williams...

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

Today we celebrate what would of been the 89th Birthday of our Beloved, Maya Angelou. "Out of the huts of history’s shame I rise Up from a past that’s rooted in pain I rise I’m a black ocean, leaping and wide, Welling and swelling I bear in the tide. Leaving behind...

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Dr. Maya Angelou and Quincy Jones Lookbook

Dr. Maya Angelou and Quincy Jones Lookbook

Click to view the DMA_Quincy_Lookbook_Feb_2017 OUR “Q” LOOK BOOK As we revel in the Awards from the Grammy’s, celebrating the sounds of music, we remember our Matriarch describing a music man to whom we pay tribute: Quincy Jones. Several years ago as we neared the...

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Maya Angelou and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Maya Angelou and Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. who was born on January 15, 1929 and died on April 4, 1968. Our Matriarch was born on April 4, 1928. These contemporaries met in New York in 1960 after Maya Angelou was moved by one of King's speeches in Harlem. Along with...

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