Dr. Maya Angelou
Nicki Minaj brought power and #blackgirlmagic to A&E's Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America event when she performed a reading of the late Maya Angelou's "Still I Rise."
To great fanfare, the U.S. Postal Service unveiled a new limited edition “Forever” stamp to honor the late poet, author, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou on Tuesday. Luminaries such as First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and others attended the unveiling ceremony. Problem is, the stamp apparently features a quote from another author and poet. Joan […]
Podcast Download UNCF President Dr. Michael Lomax discusses the Koch brothers donating $25 million to the United Negro College Fund with Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Cleo Manago and Martin, host of “NewsOne Now.” Beverly D. Tatum, President of Spelman College, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share her thoughts on President Barack Obama recent move to issue an executive order to reduce student loan payments for millions of […]
Watch the Homegoing Celebration for Dr. Maya Angelou UPDATED 6/2/2014 — 11:53 PM ET: Wake Forest University will livestream the funeral of Dr. Maya Angelou on its website on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. According to the university’s press release, “the family will be planning additional celebrations of her life in other cities across the country. Her […]
Podcast Download Kristal High from Politic365.com, economist and author Julianne Malveaux and political strategist Angela Rye joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share their memories and experiences with Maya Angelou. The panel focused on Angelou as a feminist who inspired countless black women. Roland talked with Flex and Shanice about their new reality TV show on OWN “Flex & […]
Bo Porter, manager of the Houston Astros, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Friday to discuss MLB’s Civil Rights game, Beacon Awards luncheon honoring Maya Angelou and other civil rights trailblazers. Porter also spoke on getting baseball reintroduced in to inner-city communities as well as the low numbers of black Americans in the big leagues. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne […]
Kristal High from Politic365.com, economist and author Julianne Malveaux and political strategist Angela Rye joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share their memories and experiences with Maya Angelou. The panel focused on Angelou as a feminist who inspired countless black women. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One.
Podcast: Download NewsOne Now honors the life and legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou during this special edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast. Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole and Armstrong Williams joined Roland Martin in studio for NewsOneNow’s special coverage of the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou. Cathy Hughes, President/CEO TV One and Radio One joined the conversation via phone to shared her […]
Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” caught up with media mogul Oprah Winfrey last month during the Maya Angelou portrait unveiling at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. During their conversation, Winfrey shared that she used to have pajama parties with the late poet and activist Maya Angelou. Also watch Winfrey recount her first encounter with Angelou. Be […]
Greg Carr associate professor and chair of African-American Studies at Howard University, Lisa Page, acting Director of Creative Writing at George Washington University, Armstrong Williams and educator Johnnetta B. Cole joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Thursday to talk about Maya Angelou. The group focused on one facet of her identity that’s seldom discussed: Maya Angelou the activist and Pan Africanist. Listen […]
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