Dr. Maya Angelou tells a story to a crowded Memorial Auditorium on Feb. 25, 2004, blending verses of an old spiritual, "This Little Light Of Mine," with the words of poetry she is famous for.
Photo by Tim Barber .
published Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In the quiet bookstore at Wake Forest University, student Mazella Sloan reads out lines from her favorite Maya Angelou poem, "Phenomenal Women." With a song-like cheer of sass and empowerment, the rhyming lines begin: