Maya Angelou Calypso Signed Poster

51NVbJ2vBILA Maya Angelou ‘Calypso’ Festival poster autograph with Geoffrey Holder’s performance. Continue Reading →

Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes in Harlem

Langston Hughes and Maya AngelouMaya Angelou and Langston Hughes in somewhere in central Harlem. Continue Reading →

Home Going Service For Paulette ‘Scarf Lady’ Gay (update)

I just spoke to friend and writer Claude Jay the other day and he told me that Paulette Gay, The Scarf Lady had died over the New Year’s holiday. In shock, I could only think about when I first met her after moving to Harlem from the West Coast. She was one of the first people I met in Harlem at her Scarf Lady Boutique at 408 Lenox Avenue (at 130th Street). Continue Reading →

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928 is an American autobiographer and poet who has been called “America’s most visible black female autobiographer” by scholar Joanne M. Braxton. Continue Reading →