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  • Hampton Road Reader Events

    Hampton Road Reader Events
    The life and works of Maya Angelou will be celebrated Thursday, 5-7 p.m., at the College of William and Mary's Tucker Hall Theater. The presentation includes short readings of Angelou's works by students and faculty, as well as a performance by the Leah Glenn Dance Theatre Group. A discussion and reception will follow. The event is the kick-off to the 2014-15 Patrick Hayes Writers Series, sponsored by the college's Department of English and School of Education. The theater is at 350 James Blair Drive. The evening is free and open to the public. Information: 757-221-3009.
  • Rethinking childhood 'whippings' after Peterson's arrest

    Rethinking childhood 'whippings' after Peterson's arrest
    If you're a baby boomer like me, the recent controversy over a football player who whipped his son with a switch probably has you looking back and reassessing your own childhood. Like many folks who raised children in 1950s and '60s, my parents relied...

    Ruby Dee left legacy of theater and activism [Commentary]

    I was talking with friends recently about the passing this year of well-known people such as Dr. Maya Angelou and Amira Baraka when one brought up the loss last month of acclaimed actor, poet, playwright and Civil Rights activist Ruby Dee. He suggested...

    Editorial: 'Revealed her heart and soul'

    Editorial: 'Revealed her heart and soul'
    Many Americans came to know author Maya Angelou as they know their closest friends and loved ones. She revealed her heart and soul in seven best-selling memoirs that documented her rise from poverty and violence to literary greatness.  Her first memoir,...

    Maya Angelou 1928-2014

    Maya Angelou 1928-2014
    Here's the complete poem... Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? 'Cause I walk like I've got oil wells Pumping in my living room. Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I'...