[youtube id=”O8pLATICKq8″] Rita Coburn Whack introduced Common and Maya Angelou and she is also the co-producer of American Masters-Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise. PBS will air the documentary Tuesday, February 21st at 8PM EST. The film will be released on DVD that day and Digital HD on February 22nd.
“My Victory” is from the forthcoming soundtrack to MK Asante’s 2013 award-winning memoir, Buck. The music is produced by J.Dilla and it’s from his Rebirth Of Detroit Instrumentals. Maya Angelou’s vocals are lifted from The Black Candle which is a 2008 documentary about African-American culture and Kwanzaa directed by Asante.THE
[youtube id=”JqOqo50LSZ0″] Poet, author, civil rights activist and professor Maya Angelou passed today at her home in North Carolina. Angelou became famous after the 1969 publication of her first autobiography, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. She would write a total of 7 memoirs, 3 books of essays and