Dr. Maya Angelou passed away early today and while her body may be gone, the spirit of her words will resonate forever.
[READ: R.I.P. Dr. Maya Angelou: 13 of Angelou’s Most Memorable Quotes]
The famed poet/author and legend was one of the first guests who appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s Master Class.
One of the lessons Dr. Angelou taught during the class was ‘The Power of Words’. She described how words enter our walls, our clothing, and infiltrates. Words are extremely powerful. They stay with people; they can shape people and sometimes they change people.
Angelou, who was regarded by Oprah as a mentor and “mother-sister-friend”, shared her wisdom on a range of topics ranging from her deep-rooted confidence, her hate for modesty, the responsibility of standing up for yourself, the poison of negativity and the relationship between love and liberation.
In case you missed it, watch Oprah’s Master Class w/Dr. Maya Angelou below… Continue Reading…
Baby got back!!
Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey is making 60 look fabulous!! Winfrey shows of her remarkable curves on the June cover of her self-titled O, Oprah Magazine.
The accomplished TV host and media mogul proves age ain’t nuthin’ but a number as she rocks a curve-hugging, red-hot Badgley Mischka dress, which she describes as “fabulous.”
One day I literally woke up and thought ‘My god, these knees have been with me for 60 years. Wow! I’ve had these elbows for 60 years. My heart has been beating for 60 years. The feet I stand on have carried me for 60 years.’
And when you think about it that way, you can be nothing but grateful.
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Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is heading towards another benchmark birthday and will be turning 60 years old in January!
In the issue, which hits shelves December 17th, Winfrey declares that 2014 is “your year to shine!” In leading the way, Oprah undergoes a makeover in the January issue, transforming from pajama-clad frump with curlers in her hair to gold glittery glamour queen.
[FLASHBACK: My Oprah Experience… (PHOTOS + VIDEO)]
Winfrey reflects on her legendary past in the January 2014 issue of O magazine where she rocks a gorgeous gold gown for the Ruven Afanador-shot spread.
The 59 year-old talk show host opens up about her experiences over the years and chats about how she stays positive.
I’m alive. Healthy. Strong. I’m turning 60.
And – please don’t take offense – I no longer have to be concerned about what anyone thinks of me! I’m turning 60, and I’ve earned the right to be just as I am. I’m more secure in being myself than I’ve ever been.
Oprah looks amazing to hitting that 60 year mark! Is 60 the new 40?
Excerpts + more photos from Lady O’s photo spread below… Continue Reading…