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Dr. Maya Angelou is the Inaugural Dignity & Respect Champion

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INUAGURAL NATIONAL CHAMPION MAYA ANGELOU

Dr Maya Angelou with Dignity & Respect Campaign Founder Candi Castleberry-Singleton.Dr. Maya Angelou—celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist—was honored as the inaugural National Dignity & Respect Champion in 2011. “Maya Angelou has demonstrated unshakable faith and a commitment to the values of family, community, and culture throughout her life. Whether as a cable car conductor, a waitress and cook, a dancer with the Alvin Ailey company, an editor of an English – Language paper in Egypt, a coordinator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a Pulitzer Prize nominee, or a Presidential Medal of Arts winner, Dr. Angelou values all members of the human family,” said Dignity & Respect Campaign founder and chair, Candi Castleberry-Singleton.
“She exemplifies the characteristics of a Dignity & Respect Champion.”

Hear what dignity and respect means to Dr. Maya Angelou:

WATCH BRIEF VIDEO of Dr. Angelou talking about The Meaning of Dignity and Respect.

WATCH BRIEF VIDEO of Dr. Angelou talking about the Meaning of Dignity and Respect.

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WATCH BRIEF VIDEO of Dr. Angelou talking about Living with Dignity and Respect.

WATCH BRIEF VIDEO of Dr. Angelou talking about Living with Dignity and Respect.

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WATCH BRIEF VIDEO of Dr. Angelou talking about Courage.

WATCH BRIEF VIDEO of Dr. Angelou talking about Courage.

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WATCH BRIEF VIDEO of Dr. Angelou talking about the Human Condition.

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