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A Brave and Startling Truth: Maya Angelou’s Stunning Humanist Poem That Flew to Space, Inspired by Carl Sagan and Read by Astrophysicist Janna Levin
A Brave and Startling Truth: Maya Angelou’s Stunning Humanist Poem That Flew to Space, Inspired by Carl Sagan and Read by Astrophysicist Janna Levin

“Out of such chaos, of such contradiction / We learn that we are neither devils nor divines…”

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Maya Angelou on Courage and Facing Evil
Maya Angelou on Courage and Facing Evil

“There is nothing quite so tragic as a young cynic, because it means the person has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.”

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Maya Angelou on Identity and the Meaning of Life
Maya Angelou on Identity and the Meaning of Life

“Life loves the liver of it. You must live and life will be good to you.”

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Maya Angelou on Freedom: A 1973 Conversation with Bill Moyers
Maya Angelou on Freedom: A 1973 Conversation with Bill Moyers

“You only are free when you realize you belong no place — you belong every place — no place at all.”

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Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: Maya Angelou’s Courageous Children’s Verses, Illustrated by Basquiat
Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: Maya Angelou’s Courageous Children’s Verses, Illustrated by Basquiat

A priceless primer on poetry and contemporary art for little ones, and a timeless reminder of the power of courage in all of us.

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Maya Angelou on How a Library Saved Her Life
Maya Angelou on How a Library Saved Her Life

“A library is a rainbow in the clouds.”

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Maya Angelou’s Beautiful Letter to Her Younger Self
Maya Angelou’s Beautiful Letter to Her Younger Self

“Be courageous, but not foolhardy.”

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Maya Angelou Recites Her Poem “Phenomenal Woman”
Maya Angelou Recites Her Poem “Phenomenal Woman”

Beautiful recording brings to life a cultural classic.

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From Abigail Adams to Maya Angelou, History’s Finest Letters of Motherly Advice
From Abigail Adams to Maya Angelou, History’s Finest Letters of Motherly Advice

“Live to the HILT!”

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Maya Angelou on Home, Belonging, and (Not) Growing Up
Maya Angelou on Home, Belonging, and (Not) Growing Up

“I am convinced that most people do not grow up … our real selves, the children inside, are still innocent and shy as magnolias.”

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