[US] Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

[US] Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

Todd Leopold, Ashley Fantz, Moni Basu and Faith Karimi – CNN – Thursday, 29 May 2014 (originally published 28 May) (CNN) — A literary voice revered globally for her poetic command and her commitment to civil rights has fallen silent. Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, said her literary […]

Dignity and rights – a deserved legacy for African American women

Dignity and rights – a deserved legacy for African American women

Elahe Amani – WNN Opinion (WNN) California, U.S.: Every year during the month of February, Black History Month is celebrated in United States.  The theme this year for 2012 was “Black women in American culture and history” because African American women have played a critical, and under-recognized, role of the making of the United States. […]

Dorothy Height: ‘Queen’ Of Black, Women’s Empowerment

Dorothy Height: ‘Queen’ Of Black, Women’s Empowerment

Dorothy Height: ‘Queen’ Of Black, Women’s Empowerment Allision Keyes – NPR – National Public Radio – Friday, 18 February, 2011 (originally released 17 Feb) February is Black History Month and Tell Me More observes the month with a series of short vignettes. In this installment, NPR reporter Allison Keyes shares her black history hero. I’m […]