Hair She Buzz: 3 Women likely to carry baton of Maya Angelou | Cultural Matriarchs

Hair She Buzz -- When describing Dr Maya Angelou over mourning period and into history, many will describe Angelou as maternal, a matriarch, or model of one carrying weight of a culture as a thought leader. Angelou gave birth to a way of thinking, processing, and responsibility to a culture - black culture and beyond.  A mother in a movement.  Unafraid, unapologetic, yet forgiving.  She helped a people move beyond anger to actions through her poetry, storytelling, and activism.  Many will ask -- who will be the next Maya Angelou?...more

doomsday, Maya Style

I just read in Time magazine that there is no Mayan calendar, Maya is the correct modifier. The writer, Joel Stein, interviewed a Stetson professor who interviewed lots of Mayas and they never heard this story about the world coming to an end on December 21, 2012.  ...more