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  1. 1. My Role Models/ Leaders By: Justin Roberson Blk:4
  2. 2. Maya Angelou <ul><li>Real name is Marguerite Ann Johnson . </li></ul><ul><li>Born on April 4, 1928 . </li></ul><ul><li>Raised in St. Louis, Missouri. </li></ul><ul><li>Poet and a hero for African Americans. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Her Education <ul><li>George Washington High School and studied dance and drama </li></ul><ul><li>Earned a Scholarship at the San Francisco Labor School. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Her Accomplishments <ul><li>National Book Award </li></ul><ul><li>Tony Award </li></ul><ul><li>3 Grammys </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Quotes <ul><li>&quot;I write because I am a Black woman, listening attentively to her people&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>“ We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why I Admire Her ? <ul><li>She is a living legend. </li></ul><ul><li>She can inspire anyone. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Gabrielle Union <ul><li>Born October 29, 1972 </li></ul><ul><li>Raised in Omaha,NE </li></ul><ul><li>Actress. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Her Education <ul><li>Went to Foothill High School </li></ul><ul><li>attended the University of Nebraska </li></ul><ul><li>Cuesta College </li></ul><ul><li>UCLA </li></ul>
  9. 9. Her Accomplishments <ul><li>2006, Best Actress Neo Ned winner </li></ul><ul><li>2001, Best Supporting Actress: Bring It On winner </li></ul><ul><li>2008, Best Ensemble: Cadillac Records Winner </li></ul>
  10. 10. Her Quotes <ul><li>I like directors who have worked as actors. They know the experience. </li></ul><ul><li>I'm not going to change the world overnight. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Why I Admire Her ? <ul><li>She's down to earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Not afraid to try new things. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thank You

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