Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

A concerned pro-life advocate wrote this recently:
The poet Maya Angelou, who is a highly celebrated black poet who speaks for and to blacks worldwide, was interview by the BBC after the election of Obama. In the interview, which can be easily accessed, she described her feelings but more importantly she described at some length and in great detail and color what the American slave endured for 100s of years. At one point she spoke of how “even the fetus within the womb was the property of the slave owner.” The parallels she drew of the inhumanity of slavery upon the unborn is powerful. I am not even sure she is pro life or if she was aware of the parallel. In this short space I can not describe clearly how moving and how directly related to the pro life message her words were. I wish you would listen to this interview as I am absolutely sure we should respond to her words in order to draw attention to her celebrated status and urge her to communicate to president Obama.
BBC – Radio 4 – World Tonight
… listen to my interview with the writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou … The BBC certainly did its very best to not allude to Obama being black … another blog of BBC regarding …

www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/worldtonight/2008/11/the_victory_of_barack_obama.html


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