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Dr. Maya AngelouTune in when Patricia interviews Dr. Maya Angelou, a remarkable Renaissance woman, poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director. In addition to her groundbreaking autobiographies, beginning with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written two cookbooks, five poetry collections, three books of essays, and six long-form poems, including "Mother" and "On the Pulse of Morning," read at the inauguration of President William Jefferson Clinton. She will discuss her newest book, Mom & Me & Mom. In Mom & Me & Mom, Angelou dramatizes her years reconciling with the mother she preferred to simply call Lady, revealing the profound moments that shifted the balance of love and respect between them:  "My mother's gifts of courage to me were both large and small. The latter are woven so subtly into the fabric of my psyche that I can hardly distinguish where she stops and I begin." Filled with photos from Angelou's private collection, this heartfelt tribute to motherhood and unconditional love is the work of a lifetime for Angelou. She tackles powerful emotions left untouched through all her earlier writings in a requiem of healing sure to resonate with readers everywhere.  Mom & Me & Mom explores the healing and love that evolved between the two women over the course of their lives, the love that fostered Angelou's rise from immeasurable depths to reach impossible heights.

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Dr. Maya Angelou Great Food, All Day LongJoin Patricia as she interviews Dr. Maya Angelou, a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, she continues to travel the world, spreading her legendary wisdom. Within the rhythm of her poetry and elegance of her prose lies Angelou's unique power to help readers of every orientation span the lines of race and Angelou captivates audiences through the vigor and sheer beauty of her words and lyrics. She will discuss her newest book, Great Food, All Day Long is an essential reference for everyone who wants to eat better and smarter-and a delightful peek into the kitchen and the heart of a remarkable woman.

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Dr. Maya AngelouListen to Maya Angelou on Patricia Raskin Positive Living on Sunday May 8 - 12:00-12:30PM ET on 630WPRO AM & 99.7 FM and streamed live on www.630wpro.com. Join nationally recognized multi-media radio talk show host and award winning producer Patricia Raskin, as she interviews Dr. Maya Angelou, a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, she continues to travel the world, spreading her legendary wisdom. Within the rhythm of her poetry and elegance of her prose lies Angelou's unique power to help readers of every orientation span the lines of race and Angelou captivates audiences through the vigor and sheer beauty of her words and lyrics. She will discuss her newest book, Great Food, All Day Long, an essential reference for everyone who wants to eat better and smarter-and a delightful peek into the kitchen and the heart of a remarkable woman.

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Patricia Raskin

host of the Patricia Raskin Positive Living radio show, is a nationally recognized, multi-media radio talk show host, award-winning producer, speaker and author.

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