I AM... Black History Month Celebration

Day 1
I Am Maya Angelou

I am...
I am a decorated renaissance woman
I am the first African American woman director in Hollywood
I am a poet, director, producer, civil rights activist, dancer, educator, and actress
I am the author of the famous book “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings”
I have received many prestigious awards which includes the Presidential Medal of Freedom, National Medal of Arts and three Grammy Awards for my spoken word albums
I was born Marguerite Ann Johnson but to the world,
I am Maya Angelou

****ART EXHIBIT ON FEB 28th AT WOOLLY MAMMOTH THEATRE COMPANY (Profile pic for full info)****

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Comment by Saheed Fawehinmi on February 4, 2014 at 9:28am

Thanks and def appreciate it.

Comment by Cori E. Sands on February 4, 2014 at 5:17am
Enough said. .. Just looking at your work evokes a need to create myself ... Beautiful!

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