Maya Angelou<br />The Woman behind the Words<br />             By Suzette Ragland<br />
The Early Year<br />Marqurite Annie Johnson later became Maya Angelou. <br />Angelou’s mother and father divorced when she...
a renaissance Woman <br />Calypso Lady in 1957<br />Georgia, Georgia<br />Look Away<br />First Poet used at an inauguratio...
“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Try to be a rainbow ...
American Poet, Writer, Performer, Teacher, Director, and Civil  Rights  activist.<br />
1993 Presents “On the Pulse of the Moring” at President Clinton’s inauguration<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDtw62A...
“I say,” “Phenomenal woman,” and “That’s me.”<br />Maya Angelou<br />
Knowledge is a very powerful tool, live love and enjoy life<br />Maya Angelo a woman with a dream<br />
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Maya angelou

  1. 1. Maya Angelou<br />The Woman behind the Words<br /> By Suzette Ragland<br />
  2. 2. The Early Year<br />Marqurite Annie Johnson later became Maya Angelou. <br />Angelou’s mother and father divorced when she was three and her and her brother went to live with their grandmother. Later she was rape and because of her not speaking she was teased by the other kids and one teacher took her and work with her and Mrs. Flower was a inspirer for her she begin to speak and write poems. <br />
  3. 3. a renaissance Woman <br />Calypso Lady in 1957<br />Georgia, Georgia<br />Look Away<br />First Poet used at an inauguration <br />
  4. 4. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Do not Complain. Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution.” Maya Angelou<br />
  5. 5. American Poet, Writer, Performer, Teacher, Director, and Civil Rights activist.<br />
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  7. 7. 1993 Presents “On the Pulse of the Moring” at President Clinton’s inauguration<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDtw62Ah2zY<br />
  8. 8. “I say,” “Phenomenal woman,” and “That’s me.”<br />Maya Angelou<br />
  9. 9. Knowledge is a very powerful tool, live love and enjoy life<br />Maya Angelo a woman with a dream<br />

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