Maya Angelou & Harriet Tubman

Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Ann Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American author and poet. Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Harriet Ross; 1820 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. 5.0/5

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Queen Nefertiti, Maya Angelou, Tyra Banks, Harriet Tubman. These women have positively impacted me for years.
I'd like to see Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. Still got to pick up my Maya Angelou stamps. Congrats Attorney General Dr. Lynch.
Just saying, truth. I love this readers response. Black woman we intelligent, strong, beautiful and unique in our own special way. We don't fear black men dating white women. We r descendents of Courageous women, Rosa Park, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Park Sojourner Truth and more. We r descendents of smart powerful women Bessie Coleman, Maya Angelou, Fannie Lou Hammer and countless more. Most of all we r descendents of Queens and Kings. We r strong smart and rebellious because we r last in line. Black women have to wait in line after white men, white women and black men so sometimes it's hard for black men to deal with a women that is smarter stronger spiritual and has more of a drive to succeed. Just saying.
RE: Ferguson, Missouri. United States of America Greetings Brothers & Sisters, What you see happening in Ferguson today is the result of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome. I suggest you read the book, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome by Dr. Joy DeGruy and also watch the movie Hidden Colors 3. For my European American brothers and sisters, this may be difficult for you to understand but it's important for us all to know the truth. For the truth shall set us all free. In my book, the Roots of San Diego, I will address the racism that I grew up with in my conservative home town. It is a miracle that i'm still here today! It's all thanks to the spirit of our Ancestors, who guide us, like Martin Luther King Jr. - Malcolm X - Marcus Garvey - Haile Selassie - Peter Tosh - Paul Robeson - Louis Armstrong - James Baldwin - Bob Marley - Langston Hughes - Fanny Lou Hammer - Shirley Chisholm - Rosa Parks - Maya Angelou - Harriet Tubman - Josephine Baker - Audre Lorde - Sojourner Truth just to name a few. Also thanks to the l ...
In 9th grade Mrs. Duez, TWA/English, gave me "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings". It was more than a good book from a great teacher. That book was my first experience with African-American authors. Before receiving Maya Angelou's book, I didn't know that Blacks wrote books, I didn't know that ANYONE wrote books about Black people (besides MLK, Sojourner Truth, Fredrick Douglas, & Harriet Tubman). That book made me start writing & think...just maybe. Maya ©2011 ~For Maya Angelou, by Alicia Caldwell The world looks at you and sees titles and by-lines. Those achievements are not to be trivialized or negated, for they make you noteworthy to those who at least attempt to give your due credit. They see the accomplishments that comprise your resume. But a better narrator of the story that is your life, than the lines of your professional biography, are the lines of your face; for those lines tell the wisdom of a girl that became something from absolutely nothing! You inspire, not by having your name on so ...
Y'all is rarely ever your mom, sister, daughter, grandma, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, Maya Angelou, or anybody who actually has made/is making a difference for y'all. Instead it's Beyoncé, Teyana Taylor, Rihanna, or someone that supports you only because they money off you lol smh it's really sad who this generation seems to think the heroes are.
Just a thought- Black History Month has been set aside for the month of February. We are a people rich in history and heritage that should be celebrated/recognized/talked about ... ALL YEAR LONG. Some noteworthy famous blacks mentioned in our Black History Celebrations, include: Harriet Tubman, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Mrs. Coretta Scott-King, Mrs. Rosa Parks, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Arthur Ashe, Maya Angelou, Malcolm X, Althea Gibbs, Hon. Judge Thurgood Marshall, Wilma Rudolph, Medgar Evers, Mary McCloud Bethune, Althea Gibson, Willie Mays, Oprah Winfrey, George Washington Carver, Nelson Mandela & many, many others. However, we have Black History of our own within the HELENA-W. HELENA-LEXA areas that should be talked about & passed onto to our children & community at large. There were a series of riots in Elaine, AR---known as the "Elaine Riot"; the Helena-West Helena Boycotts approximately 1976-1978; Local Civil Rights Activists & Supporters-Rev. P.L. Perkins, Rev. Dr. Conway Gilcreast, Sr., Rev. . ...
Q: I love your Sade inspired picture. Who else are you inspired by for your look? A: I am inspired by so many powerful women throughout history: from Harriet Tubman to Maya Angelou but if you are just going off of looks ... 1. Rihanna 2. Sade 3. Lena Horne (Stormy Weather) 4. Susan Kohner (Immitation of Life) 3. Irene Cara (Sparkle) 4. Lonette Mckee (Sparkle) 5. Apollonia Kotero (Purple Rain) 6. Tyra Banks 7. Jasmine Guy (A Different World) 8. Janet Jackson 9.Debbie Allen (Fame) 10. My Momma. lol These are the first 10 women that popped into my mind in no particular order. Do your research on these ladies... I'm sure they will inspire you too!!!
After one-score years, I FINALLY saw Meteor Man last night! MAN! I think every black person in the history of black people was in that movie! I mean seriously, I kept waiting for Maya Angelou & Sojurner Truth to pop up on the screen with Harriet Tubman! Eddie Griffin, Don Cheadle, Bill Cosby, Sinbad, Robert Guillaume, Faison Love, John Witherspoon, B-Real(of Cypress Hill), Treach(Naughty By Nature), Marla Gibbs, even Luther Vandross!! Just to name a few. They even got my boyz from back in the day, Another Bad Creation! (1st CD I ever bought!) & I swear Jennifer Lewis NEVER ages!!! I am STILL trippin' off James Earl Jones' hair in that movie! This film was ingeniously bad!
I would add Tawakul Karman, Anne Frank, Aung San Suu Kyi, Harriet Tubman, Corazon Aquino, Rosa Parks, Phoolan Devi, Geena Davis, Angela Davis, Lisa Ling, Golda Meir, Miep Gies, Vilma Lucila Espín, Maya Angelou, Janet Jagan, Harper Lee, Jiang Qing, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Gloria Steinman, Emmeline Pankhurst, Mary Wollstonecraft, Boudica, and the list goes on and on and on... Who would you add or remove from the linked list?
Happy Birthday, America! This country is far from perfect, but I am proud to call a country home when it has produced great citizens like Cesar Chavez, Thaddeus Stevens, Frederick Douglass, Harvey Milk, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Edward M. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Helen Keller, Eugene V. Debs, Susan B. Anthony, Harry S. Truman, Jesse Jackson, Elizabeth Warren, Harriet Tubman, Thurgood Marshall, Muhammad Ali, Michael Moore, Colin Powell, Mark Twain, Cornel West, Jonas Salk, Al Sharpton, Bill Bradley, Jim Thorpe, John Edwards, Maya Angelou, Pat Tillman, and countless other public figures who took a stand for justice. There have also been great people who have gone up against this country when it was wrong; including Cochise, Sitting Bull, Chief Joseph, John Riley and the San Patricio, and many others. We have also had countless immigrants, union members, soldiers, fire fighters, and regular working-class people who have done extraordinary things without getting the recognition .. ...
Don't you realize that in any search for a Black History Month project or study of Black History usually contains very little or NO information of Emperor Haile Selassie I, King of Kings of Ethiopia??? How come they never taught us about Emperor Haile Selassie I in school or at church? Didn't He advocate Christianity?! Wasn't He the Highest Ranked, Most Decorated Human being to walk the face of the Earth since the beginning of time??!?? Last time I checked Haile Selassie is black, He is an Afrikan. He's from Ethiopia. So why don't we as black people hear other blacks speaking openly on His Imperial Majesty? Why are we doing Black History Month Projects talking about people like Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Malcolm X, Muhammed Ali, Louis Farrakhan, Martin Luther King, Maya Angelou, Rosa Parks, Harry Belafonte, Bob Marley, etc etc (jus to name a few!) . BUT we AIN'T talking about the King of Kings? Nah. Something is WRONG. Check it out IN YOUR BRAIN. How can we talk about these g ...
" don't get me wrong i love strong women..Harriet Tubman, Maya Angelou, Kelly Ripa.."
By: Strong Intelligent Women Choosing Equality & Freedom Instead Of Religion and sharing Pic Via: Ramon Casha "Some of the many women who are an inspiration to many." top row: Ada Lovelace, J.K.Rowling, Agatha Barbara, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Marie Curie, Maryam Namazie bottom row: Helen Keller, Joy Adamson, Dian Fossey, Mabel Strickland, Rachel Maddow and Temple Grandin. Pic Via: Ramon Casha Women have made undeniable contributions throughout history. They have been pioneers in athletics, business, science, engineering, the arts and more. The world is much richer for the achievements of the following women, some of whom are Maya Angelou, Mary Anderson and Harriet Tubman. The accomplishments of each of these women will be forever etched into the history of mankind. Historical Figures 100 Important Women in History Welcome to the website of the 100 Most Important Women of All Time: a page of 100 women who history would not be the same without. I, Shelby Ellery, created this site as a gold award project, the highe ...
Here is a compilation of 15 quotes from prominent people worth reflecting on this Black History Month. Feel free to share and pass along with your family and friends. "Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise." -Maya Angelou "Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated." -Coretta Scott King "I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminshes fear." -Rosa Parks "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." -Martin Luther King, Jr. "The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself--the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us--that's where it's at." -Jesse Owens "I am where I am because of the bridges that I crossed. Sojourner Truth was a bridge. Harriet Tubman was a bridge. Ida B. Wells was a bridge. Madame C. J. Walker was a bridge. Fannie Lou Hamer was a bridge ...
Rosa Parks is the first African Woman to have a statue in the Capitol? Huh. What about Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Maya Angelou...
I love Assata Shakur like I love Queen Nzinga, like I love Queen Hatshepsut, like I love Angela Davis, like I love Sojourner Truth, like I love Fannie Lou Hamer, like I love Harriet Tubman, like I love Amy Garvey, like I love Audre Lorde, like I love Ella Baker, like I love Coretta Scott King, like I love Maya Angelou, like I love Betty Shabazz, like I love Dr. Marimba Ani, like I love Frances Welsing, like I love Nina Simone.
Today I am Maya Angelou, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Phyllis Wheatley, Coretta Scott, Betty Shabazz. I am the slave girl whose been raped multiple times, walked around with chains on my neck, watched my child get ripped from my arms and sold and watched my husband get hung and burned trying to run away because of being hated by the color of our skin. Today I became the woman who stayed strong and show the world you can't bring me down. I carried the weight of the world on my shoulders. I survived!
Close to my heart stamps in the new catalog are amazing. Quotes from women, Maya Angelou, Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, and on the lite side Mae West and Marilynn Monroe. Books are ready, Order goes in February the 1st, WhooHoo
Last night my oldest daughter gave a speech to a young lady who is not doing so good in school.She had her look at short video and let her know about the Birmingham Bombing which happened in May of1963 also known as the Children's March. I looked at my daughter telling the history of the Children's March I see Rosa Park, Harriet Tubman, Maya Angelou, Shirley Chisolm,Martin Luther King and even John F. Kennedy in my daughter as she's telling the history, now whether the young lady understand the story I don't no but when Vanessa E. Reyes was finished I really had to stand up and give her a standing ovation. I know our Ancestors would be so proud of her.Its important that we remember!
Maya Angelou, Harriet Tubman, Madea, all them other soul sistas can have that.
i am floored at the Woman my mother is...She has gone through some serious situations after my father went home to be with the Lord! as her oldest child, i've had to sit back and keep my mouth closed...honestly if it was left up to me...well that's a totally different fb moment...She is my Esther, my Maya Angelou, my King David, my Barak Obama, my Solomom, my Martin Luther King, my Ruth, my Harriet Tubman, my Deborah, my Leontyne Price, my Edgar Allen Poe, etc! so to my fb family if you see her, tell her that she's MY HERO!!! I LOVE MY MOMMY...and won't trade for anything in the world!!!
If the world was made of Harriet Tubman, Audre Lorde, Alice Walker, bell hooks, Maya Angelou, Bame Dipate kind of women. Elysian Fields
During the Civil War, Cicely Tyson played spades with Harriet Tubman, Maya Angelou, and Ida B. Wells.
Cicely Tyson played spades with Ida B. Wells, Harriet Tubman, and Maya Angelou during the Civil War era.
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