Tag: Maya Angelou

April 4th Birthday Love: Dr. Maya Angelou

Poet and activist Maya Angelou was born on this day April 4, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri. Awaking in New York Curtains forcing their will   against the wind,children sleep,exchanging dreams with   seraphim. The citydrags itself awake on   subway straps; andI, an alarm, awake as a   rumor of war,lie stretching into dawn,   unasked and unheeded. -Maya Angelou

A Very Happy Juneteenth

Now recognized as the official national holiday Juneteenth National Independence Day as of Thursday, June 17, 2021, this is a very happy Juneteenth. Juneteenth, also known as Jubilee Day, and traditionally celebrated on June 19, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. It originated in Galveston, Texas, after Union Major General Gordon Granger announced …

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