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)****

Views: 90

Tags: actress, blackhistory, civilrights, iambhm2014, mayaangelou, poet, writer

Comment

You need to be a member of BLACK ART IN AMERICA to add comments!

Join BLACK ART IN AMERICA

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!

art fairs during art basel ...

Charlotte ...

Gantt Center Opens New Exhibit Highlighting African-American Icons October 15 - Read

sponsor ...

Buy art online...

New Works Just In our SBO Galleries

Don't Shoot exhibition ...

Hands up, Don't Shoot: Artists Respond Exhibition opening October 17th throughout St. Louis. Read

Members

Sponsor...

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2010-2014   Created by BLACK ART IN AMERICA™ / Copyright 2010-2014 BLACK ART IN AMERICA. LLC   All Rights Reserved Worldwide.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service