I Made Myself Like Maya
Internationally renowned poet jessica Care moore reflects on Maya Angelou’s influence
The name of our site, The Undefeated, was inspired by a quote from poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou that begins, “You see, we may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.”
We asked several poets and writers to reflect on the Meaning of Maya. Here, jessica Care moore attributes Maya Angelou for helping her find her confidence and her voice as a young woman.
More Maya videos:
This video was produced by Morgan Moody.
Heisman Trophy history: three quarterbacks of color
Does this mean black quarterbacks are finally getting the respect they deserve?
‘College Football Awards’ show recognizes HBCUs’ football greatness
Doug Williams, Tarik Cohen and others talk about these colleges being havens for athletes for generations
Which NFL teams will reign supreme in Week 14?
Domonique Foxworth previews the best matchups of the week and tells you who’s going to win