Maya Angelou is a phenomenal poet and a major player in the literary world. She has inspired many in her years of writing and today, this major voice in contemporary literature and some of her friends including radio personality Tom Joyner and hip hop artist Common speak to you live in an inspirational series about saving the human race. Her message is all about healing and change. She speaks to us about the lies which have been told over the years and really sheds light on the ability which we all have to overcome the diversity which has been a part of our lives for centuries. She really helps bring everyone together through the spirit of faith, humanity and other inspiring messages which we should all have within us naturally. Dr. Maya Angelou is not only an author and a poet; she is also a civil rights activist, an actress, a producer, a historian, a filmmaker, and a dramatist. She has herself immersed in elements which all have something in common. All of these facets of her life allow her to reach forth and grab hold of people in large numbers to spread her word of hope and inspiration. See Dr. Maya Angelou now and save your money with discounts to sold out Maya Angelou speaking events.
She started as a young mother working to support her son as a waitress. Her passion was deeply rooted in music, dance, poetry, and performance arts so in 1954 and 1955 she toured Europe as a performer. She has spent a decade moving people with her ability to fulfill the demands for a quality and in 1964, met Malcolm X where she then returned to the United States to help build the Organization of African American Unity. Shortly after Malcolm’s assassination, Dr. Angelou joined Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as Northern Coordinator for the Southern Christian Leadership. She became devastated when Dr. King was assassinated in 1968. She began writing her book “I know Why the Caged Bird Sings” in 1969. Today, she has over 30 best selling published fiction and non-fiction titles. She then moved forward to work on screenplays for film and television. She was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for her screenplay for “Georgia Georgia”, about the first black woman to be filmed. She later appeared in “Roots” (1977) and “Poetic Justice” (1993). She has much to say and would like to share it with you so get your hard to find tickets to Maya Angelou appearances today!