Black History Month Film Series: “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise”

Date / Time

February 22, 2018 - February 22, 2018

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed 
boundaries. With unprecedented access, filmmakers Bob Hercules 
and Rita Coburn Whack trace Dr. Angelou’s incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life through never-before-seen 
footage, rare archival photographs and videos, and her own words.

Film description from the database Kanopy.

Light refreshments will be served while supplies last.

Film will be shown at 
the Richard J. Daley Library, Room 1-470


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