Download
maya angelou n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Maya angelou PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Maya angelou

Maya angelou

250 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Maya angelou

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Maya angelou

  2. background • Born April 4 1928 • Real name marguerite Annie Johnson • st. Louis Missouri • Parents divorced at 3 • Moved to Arkansas with grandmother • Brother start calling her Maya • Molested at 7 by mothers boyfriend stop talking for 5 years • Gave birth to son guy 2 weeks after graduating high school • Married a Greek sailor in 1952

  3. occupations • poet • Novelist • Educator • Dramatist • Producer • Actress • Historian • Filmmaker • Civil rights activist

  4. work • I know why the cadge bird sings • Still I rise (poem) • "Mother, a Cradle to Hold Me (poem) • Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems for Women (poem) • Poetic justice (wrote poems /appeared) • Madeas family reunion(appeared)

  5. awards presidential medal of arts in 2000 Lincoln medal in 2008 3 Grammy awards presidential medal of freedom

  6. quotes • “A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." — Maya Angelou • "If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?" — Maya Angelou • "When you know better you do better." — Maya Angelou