Tupac Amaru Shakur, " I'm Loosing It...We MUST Unite!"

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

reelblack on YouTube

Dr. Maya Angelou on People Are Talking (1990)
An episode of KPIX-TV's People Are Talking show featuring an interview with the writer, historian and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou, presented by Ann Fraser and Ross McGowan on June 1st 1990. Includes scenes of Dr. Angelou discussing: the practice of stereotyping ("People put labels on people so they don't have to deal with the humanity ... The people who put the labels on are the ones whose lives are narrowed down into mean little corners."); the impact of her being sexually abused and raped as a child; the positive influence of Mrs. Bertha Flowers in helping her to regain her childhood voice; racism; motherhood; Malcolm X and coping with child abuse. Dr. Angelou also takes questions from the audience and reads aloud two of her poems: 'Seven Women's Blessed Assurance' and 'Human Family'. From the Bay Area TV Archive. Shared for historical purposes. I do not own the rights. ##### Reelblack's mission is to educate, elevate, entertain, enlighten, and empower through Black film. If there is content shared on this platform that you feel infringes on your intellectual property, please email me at and with details and it will be promptly removed.

View on YouTube

Black Faith

  • Who are you? - Ever since I saw the first preview of the movie, Overcomer, I wanted to see it. I was ready. Pumped. The release month was etched in my mind. When the time...
    11 months ago

Black Business

Black Fitness

Black Fashion

Black Travel

Black Notes

Interesting Black Links

Texas Sen. John Cornyn is facing his first real challenge from newcomer MJ Hegar

Republican Sen. John Cornyn is facing a tough reelection in Texas. | Ken Cedeno-Pool/Getty Images Texas’s competitive Senate race is an om...