Hailed as a remarkable Renaissance woman, beloved poet, best-selling author; Dr. Maya Angelou; www.redroom.com/author/maya-angelou, has the unique ability to captivate listeners and readers through the vigor and sheer beautly of her lyrics and words. A world renowned educator, critically aclaimed actress, playwright, producer, director & leading civil rights activist, Dr. Angelou shares her legendary wisdom to help listeners and readers find their true voices. Taking on issues spanning race, sex, age & religion, Dr. Angelou's extraordinary insight continually challenges and inspires us. One of the most influential voices in contemporary literature, she has authored countless best-selling books, including her autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings".
Dr. Angelou has written and starred in productions for film & television. She received an Emmy nomiation for Best Supporting Actress in "Roots" in 1977. In 1993, Dr. Angelou became the second poet in United States history to have the honor of writing and reciting original work at the Presidential Inauguration. Christina Blodgett, Director of Customer Relations for BlogTalkRadio is our very special Co-host!