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And Still I Rise

Author : Maya Angelou
ISBN : 9780307802064
Genre : Poetry
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Maya Angelou’s unforgettable collection of poetry lends its name to the documentary film about her life, And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS’s American Masters. Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I’m a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That’s me. Thus begins “Phenomenal Woman,” just one of the beloved poems collected here in Maya Angelou’s third book of verse. These poems are powerful, distinctive, and fresh—and, as always, full of the lifting rhythms of love and remembering. And Still I Rise is written from the heart, a celebration of life as only Maya Angelou has discovered it. “It is true poetry she is writing,” M.F.K. Fisher has observed, “not just rhythm, the beat, rhymes. I find it very moving and at times beautiful. It has an innate purity about it, unquenchable dignity. . . . It is astounding, flabbergasting, to recognize it, in all the words I read every day and night . . . it gives me heart, to hear so clearly the caged bird singing and to understand her notes.”
Category: Poetry

A Study Guide For Maya Angelou S Still I Rise

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410359254
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide for Maya Angelou's "Still I Rise," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
Category: Literary Criticism

And Still I Rise

Author : Doreen Lawrence
ISBN : 9780571288458
Genre : Social Science
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'This book for me is a warning as well as a reminder. May you never experience what I have experienced.' In April 1993, Stephen Lawrence was murdered by a group of young white men on a street in south-east London. From the first police investigation onwards, the case was badly mishandled. In the end, long after the case against the five suspects had been dropped, the government had to give in to mounting pressure and hold a public inquiry, which became the most explosive in British legal history. These facts leave the reader unprepared for Doreen Lawrence's own story of her son's murder. In this raw, honest book, she writes frankly about her childhood, about her struggle for a decent life for herself and her children and her hopes for her bright, motivated son. Her account of the murder and the botched and insensitive investigation by the Metropolitan Police is deeply moving. She recreates the pain, frustration and bafflement she experienced as she realised that there might never be a moment when she could say to herself that justice had been done. A cold case review led to the discovery of DNA evidence in 2009. In November 2011, two of the alleged members of the gang that killed Stephen were finally brought to trial at the Old Bailey. A guilty verdict was pronounced on 3 January 2012. 'To be put alongside Nelson Mandela's Long Walk to Freedom or the works of Maya Angelou.' Andrew Billen, The Times
Category: Social Science

Still I Rise

Author : Roland Owen Laird
ISBN : 1402762267
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Chronicles achievements made since the time of slavery, including contributions to the arts, science, literature, and politics through the election of President Barack Obama.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

And Still I Rise

Author : Maggie Hewitt
ISBN : OCLC:1166937064
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And Still I Rise

Author : Luxury Notebook J.D
ISBN : 9798657275377
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Description : This beautifull and elegant notebook and inspirational journal to write with a nice and beautiful design. It is all about encouraging to express your creativity with powerful motivational quote Perfect for inspirational gift for who love writing. Great for birthday ,christmas, holiday, graduation or beginning of the school year. Provide plenty of space for your journaling, sketching,for writing notes, stories, reminders, mementos, ideas, thoughts, jotting down favorite quotations or poems. Great for doodling, brainstorming, prayer, gratitude, meditation and mindfulness journaling and express themselves creatively. It can be used as a notebook, journal, diary, or composition book. Great journal - notebook for school , college and office. Features & Highlights : This paperback notebook is 6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) with 120 pages. High quality lined white pages inside take pen beautifully. Great Design and high quality cover. Beautiful matte cover is soft and easy to grip. Great size to carry everywhere in your bag, for work, high school and college. Find other beautiful and trendy journals and notebooks by visiting our author's page

Still I Rise

Author : Marlene Wagman-Geller
ISBN : 1633535967
Genre : Self-Help
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From the author of BEHIND EVERY GREAT MAN we now have Still I Rise, the inspiring stories of the women whose lives brought them to their knees-but refused to remain there. As a result, they not only survived but prevailed, and in doing so left the world a far better place. They are the phoenixes who rose from the ashes of lives in shambles.
Category: Self-Help

And Still I Rise

Author : Accede BOOKS
ISBN : 1797479962
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"And still I rise.." . : Journal This NOTEBOOK BOOK will be fun & encouraging. Makes a wonderful gift for everyone who could use a motivational, inspirational boost. Perfect for taking notes, jotting lists, doodling, brainstorming, prayer and meditation journaling, writing in as a diary, or giving as a gift on Mother's Day, Father's day , Easter, a birthday, Christmas, or anyday It's a great size to throw in your purse or bag! Features: Perfectly sized at : 5"X8" High-quality paper allows for perfect absorbency with pens, gel pens or even markers! 130 Pages Matte Cover for silky finish that will feel amazing in your hands! Perfect for writing down your daily positive thoughts.

And Still I Rise

Author : Henry L. Gates
ISBN : 9780062427014
Genre : Social Science
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The companion book to Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s PBS series, And Still I Rise—a timeline and chronicle of the past fifty years of black history in the U.S. in more than 350 photos. Beginning with the assassination of Malcolm X in February 1965, And Still I Rise: From Black Power to the White House explores the last half-century of the African American experience. More than fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act and the birth of Black Power, the United States has both a black president and black CEOs running Fortune 500 companies—and a large black underclass beset by persistent poverty, inadequate education, and an epidemic of incarceration. Harvard professor and scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. raises disturbing and vital questions about this dichotomy. How did the African American community end up encompassing such profound contradictions? And what will “the black community” mean tomorrow? Gates takes readers through the major historical events and untold stories of the sixty years that have irrevocably shaped both the African American experience and the nation as a whole, from the explosive social and political changes of the 1960s, into the 1970s and 1980s—eras characterized by both prosperity and neglect—through the turn of the century to today, taking measure of such racial flashpoints as the Tawana Brawley case, OJ Simpson’s murder trial, the murders of Amadou Diallo and Trayvon Martin, and debates around the NYPD’s “stop and frisk” policies. Even as it surveys the political and social evolution of black America, And Still I Rise is also a celebration of the accomplishments of black artists, musicians, writers, comedians, and thinkers who have helped to define American popular culture and to change our world.
Category: Social Science

Still I Rise

Author : Owen Johnson Tuazama
ISBN : 1643168304
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What distinguishes eagle from chicken is their response to the storm. Eagle rises amid the storms, and chicken flees. In this book: Still, I Rise, four times award-winning philanthropist, life coach, and States-man, Owen Johnson Tuazama offer a recipe for Embracing Victory Amid Life's Defeats. Born in Liberia, West Africa, he experienced privation and overcame. I encourage you to grab a copy, and the wisdom will hypnotize you. Still, I Rise, is a must-read. DEDICATED TO Liberians who lost their lives during the nation's civil unrest

Still I Rise

Author : Melinda Kunst
ISBN : 1072207982
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still i rise Notebook/ Journal / Diary to write in for organizing and recording thoughts, creative writing, and or scheduling. Makes and amazing gift for any occasion including Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, and more. - 120 pages - sized at a perfect 6"x9" - Flexible Paperback - softcover binding

And Still I Rise

Author : Bridget Burns- Diarrassouba
ISBN : 0998614807
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And, Still I Rise is an anthology of feminine voices that is as richly diverse as it is startlingly original. Encompassing spirituality, falling in love, choosing to call another country home, accepting God's calling, finding creativity, care-taking, and other life-changing experiences, And, Still I Rise is a collection of inspiration, faith, hope, and love that will inspire all who read it. The Women¿s Compilation Project is hosted by Mutual Partners Association, a nonprofit organization that implement after-school and summer programs for youth in urban communities.

Literature Suppressed On Social Grounds

Author : Dawn B. Sova
ISBN : 9780816071500
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds, Revised Edition discusses writings that have been banned over the centuries because they offended or merely ignored official truths; challenged widely held assumptions; or contained ideas or language unacceptable to a state, religious institution, or private moral watchdog. The entries new to this edition include the Captain Underpants series, We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier, and Jake and Honeybunch Go to Heaven by Margaret Zemach. Also included are updates to the censorship histories of such books as To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men.
Category: Literary Criticism

Still I Rise

Author : Natural Haired Chics
ISBN : 1072978660
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This is a great Still I Rise notebook or journal for jotting down your thoughts, ideas, etc. This Dreadlock Beauty Notebook / Journal writing composition makes an excellent Birthday, School, or Christmas gift for anyone that loves and ROCKS their beautiful natural hair. Great for avid writers, students, teachers, etc.

Black Women Film And Video Artists

Author : Jacqueline Bobo
ISBN : 9781135225421
Genre : Performing Arts
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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Performing Arts

Heart Of A Woman Mind Of A Writer And Soul Of A Poet

Author : Lyman B. Hagen
ISBN : 0761806210
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Maya Angelou's career encompasses several genres: poetry, prose, plays, and television. This book explores the entire prose and poetry of Maya Angelou. It traces the evolution of her development and her emergence into a personage of renown. To discover the source of her being, Angelou follows a popular black American exercise of searching for her roots and heritage by connecting generally and emotionally with selected African societies and cultures. This book compares her search for heritage with that of Alex Haley's. Haley traced his lineage through specific names and records, while Angelou follows a general avenue to Africa as the homeland. She vividly depicts through personal adventures the broad range of black experiences, both negative and positive. Through a life-long exposure to black folklore and insights, Angelou records a vivid view of life in which this all-encompassing book will allow the readers to compare and assess the extent of Maya Angelou's contributions.
Category: Literary Criticism

Six White Doves One Pink Rose

Author : J. Brown
ISBN : 9781847474582
Genre : Medical
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Description This is a collection of prayers and poems created over many years to offer comfort and above all self-belief. This collection gives an amazing perception that everybody has certain pathways. As much as we try to avoid the wrong pathways, we very often tend to head straight for them. This book and the poetry it contains reflects Josephine's experiences from caring for an ill son, to major operations and disability. Many of the poems allude to Josephine's strong religious identity. This is an extremely strong collection of poetry from an extremely strong woman. About the Author After recovering from polio meningitis at aged 6 and being 'home alone' for 4 years. I'd taught myself how to read and write. I returned to school for the final year wherein I won a writing prize at The Royal Albert Hall five times. I went on to work in the legal profession until 2001 when I became David's (son) carer. Having had a turbulent life I compiled two poetry books. I have won certificates from Lookout Magazine and The National Library of Poets - Welwyn Hatfield Times covered these events. Between 1993 until 2003 I became dedicated to securing David's freedom from oppression.
Category: Medical

Gifts From God

Author : Kimberly G. Jackson
ISBN : 9781449736750
Genre : Religion
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This book was written to bring words of encouragement to the reader and to let them know that they are not alone when it comes to God. He loves us all, and you are never alone when you call upon the Savior. These poems are truly Gifts from God. I asked God what he wanted me to do, and he told me to give these poems to everyone, to the world. From the first poem to the last, these poems tell you about the love and beauty all around us in a world that can be a little chaotic. Grab a moment of peace, beauty, inspiration, and, above all else, love! These are my gifts to you.
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ISBN : UOM:39015015062469
Genre : Medical colleges
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Category: Medical colleges