Thursday, May 29, 2014

Remembering Maya Angelou

Remembering a Great Woman, Writer and Poet 
Dr. Maya  Angelou

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."

Remembering her dancing past. Maya Angelou was a dancer during the 50"s.  Maya  Angelou and Ailey formed a dance team, calling themselves "Al and Rita", and performed Modern Dances throughout San Francisco.  She would study dance with Trinidadian dancer Pearl Primus., She performed calypso dance. During 1954 and 1955, Angelou toured Europe with a production of the opera Porgy and Bess.

We remember her works "I Know Why the   Caged Bird Sings", "Still I Rise", "Phenomenal Women".


  1. Hello from Spain: great tribute. A great woman. Keep in touch.

  2. Nice tribute to a phenomenal woman.


  3. I love that quote. Thanks for sharing it and for presenting this tribute.

  4. I cannot begin to tell you how much she meant to me. She helped me to rise on SO many occasions. An Angel that walked this Earth Maya Angelou was.

  5. Nice of you to have a tribute to her dance career. I'm sure many didn't even know she was a dancer. She was so talented on so many levels.