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Quote of the Week from Maya Angelou

12/12/2009 15:48

Maya Angelou

"It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the treads of that tapestry are equal in value no matter their color." - Maya Angelou Maya Angelou is an African-American autobiographer and poet who has been named "America's most visible black female autobiographer" by scholar Joanne M. Braxton. Angelou has been highly honored for her body of work, including being awarded over 30 honorary degrees and the nomination of a Pulitzer Prize for her 1971 volume of poetry, Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie

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