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Maya Angelou to Become First Woman to Appear on US Quarter

*Pretty soon instead of saying show me the money you say show me the Maya! Earlier we reported that Dr. Maya Angelou, the African American poet and activist, along with Sally Ride, the first female astronaut, would be featured on quarters, according to the US Mint. Now the time has come and that means Angelou […]

Maya Angelou Once Explained Why She Married the Same White Man THREE Times!

The late Dr. Maya Angelou was a legendary poet, author, and civil rights advocate.  As an author she is perhaps best known for her 1969 memoir, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”  She made history as the first nonfiction bestseller by an African American woman. While Angelou was a fierce advocate of the Civil […]

John Singleton Talks ‘Poetic Justice’; Calls Tupac ‘Not That Good of a Rapper’

*Ice Cube’s loss was apparently Tupac Shakur‘s gain. The former Digital Underground member may have gained a lead role and more fans with acting in John Singleton‘s “Poetic Justice,” but had things turned out differently, it would’ve been Cube, instead of Shakur who moviegoers would’ve seen as Lucky. As Singleton noted, starring in a love […]

Acclaimed Duo Capathia Jenkins and Louis Rosen Release New CD ‘Phenomenal Woman’

*To celebrate the October 26th, 2018, release of their brand-new Di-Tone Records project Phenomenal Woman: The Maya Angelou Songs, the critically acclaimed duo of vocalist Capathia Jenkins and award-winning composer, arranger and musician Louis Rosen will perform for three nights, Thursday through Saturday, October 25, 26, and 27, 2018, at the iconic jazz venue Birdland’s […]

THE (06-28-18) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. ” – Maya Angelou EUR BIRTHDAYS June 28: Actress Tichina Arnold (”Everybody Hates Chris”) is 49. BLACK […]

EUR Insight/Maya Angelou: A Remarkable Life

*Rarely is a life lived which endures so much pain and yet speaks so beautifully of joy. When Maya Angelou’s autobiography, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” was published back in the year 1969, it proved to be a game-changer in the literary scene of the time. More importantly, it showed that a black […]

THE (04-12-18) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.”- Maya Angelou EUR BIRTHDAYS April 12: Musician Herbie Hancock is 78. Singer J.D. Nicholas of The Commodores is 66. Actress Suzzanne Douglas (”The Parent `Hood”) […]

THE (04-11-18) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.”- Maya Angelou EUR BIRTHDAYS April 11: Singer Lisa Stansfield is 52. Rapper David Banner is 44. Singer Joss Stone is 31. BLACK HISTORY Apr. 11, […]

Maya Angelou Didn’t Celebrate Birthday for Years Because of MLK’s Death

[videowaywire video_id=”18EB5D019ED135D1″] *(Via LA Times) – On the morning of April 4, 1968, Maya Angelou was in her New York City apartment kitchen, making all her favorite dishes — Texas chili with no beans, baked ham, candied yams and pineapple upside-down cake — in preparation for her 40th birthday celebration later that evening. Then her […]

THE (04-02-18) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. – Maya Angelou EUR BIRTHDAYS April 2: Rapper Yung Joc is 35. Comedian Karlous Miller is 35. Rapper Quavo Marshall of Migos is 27. BLACK HISTORY Apr. 2, […]

THE (01-30-18) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “Someone was hurt before you, wronged before you, hungry before you, frightened before you, beaten before you, humiliated before you, raped before you…yet, someone survived…You can do anything you choose to do.” – Maya Angelou EUR […]

THE (01-29-18) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “Someone was hurt before you, wronged before you, hungry before you, frightened before you, beaten before you, humiliated before you, raped before you…yet, someone survived…You can do anything you choose to do.” – Maya Angelou EUR […]

THE (11-21-17) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE All great achievements require time. — Maya Angelou EUR BIRTHDAYS Nov. 21: Singer Dr. John is 77. Keyboardist Lonnie Jordan of War is 69. Singer Chauncey Hannibal of BLACKstreet is 49. Rapper Pretty Lou of Lost […]