Unique Vibes Highlights: Maya Angelou In Honour Of US Black History Month
A tribute to remember (R.I.P) Maya Angelou who sadly passed away in 2014, it’s an honour to write about her during US Black History Month which is a Celebration of Achievements and contributions of US African Americans, in England where I’m from we celebrate in November.
Maya Angelou (aka) Marguerite Annie Johnson was born in St Louis Missouri US on 4th April 1928, she sadly passed away on 28th May 2014 in Winston-Salem North Carolina US
Maya Angelou was an American Poet, Memoirist, Singer, Teacher and Civil Rights Activist, she was also an acclaimed and Best Selling Author with recognition on a global scale, Maya Angelou has written three Books, Essays, Beautiful Poetry Novels, and seven Autobiographies that cover her childhood and early adult life experiences, told in a very poignant and articulate manner, as she expressed her emotions like a graceful and timeless work of art. – “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings” is a classic and masterpiece, also Still I Rise which I will add here:
Still I Rise
Maya Angelou had over 50 Honorary Degrees, and plenty of Accreditations and Awards, she was also credited with over 50 years of being on Television Shows, a list of plays, and Movies like Roots and Poetic Justice to name a few. I have been inspired by Maya Angelou for the longest time, her softly spoken voice, she always appeared on TV as warm-hearted, wise, knowledgable, intuitively calm, genuine and modest with great values, principles, and blessed as a great role model. My beloved mum (R.I.P) being just as warm-hearted liked her also.
Maya Angelou’s Quotes And Meaningful Expressive Words That Speaks Volumes
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
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.
I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.
Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls.
I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it.
Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
I respect myself and insist upon it from everybody. And because I do it I then respect everybody too.