MAYA ANGELOU


OUR LOGO IS AN INSPIRATION FROM THE WORDS OF MAYA ANGELOU:

“Be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud”.

Angelou worked as an associate editor at the weekly English-language newspaper The Arab Observer. In 1962, she moved to Accra, Ghana. She became an administrator at the University of Ghana, and was active in the African-American expatriate community. She was a feature editor for The African Review, a freelance writer for the Ghanaian Times, wrote and broadcast for Radio Ghana, and worked and performed for Ghana’s National Theatre. She performed in a revival of The Blacks in Geneva and Berlin. In Accra, she became close friends with Malcolm X during his visit in the early 1960s. Angelou returned to America in 1965 and she died in 2014 at the age of 86.