There’s A Lesson In Dr. Maya Angelou’s Past As A Sex Worker

The not-so-secret life of Maya Angelou

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maya-angelou-youngNational best selling author, genius, icon for the civil rights and feminist movements, Dr. Maya Angelou, has been hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. Her death shook me to the core. I knew the 86-year-old was sick, but in my mind, Dr. Angelou was a hero and heroes never die.

Headlines flooded my timelines, praying for Dr. Angelou to RIP, young photos of her littered Instagram and collectively, the world paid their respects to the fallen icon. But when people started bringing up Maya Angelou’s past as a sex worker, I was immediately annoyed.

MUST READ: Legendary Author & Poet Dr. Maya Angelou Dies At 86

Blogger, Peechington Marie of TitsandSass.com asked, “So why is it very few of us know she was a sex worker? Why is it, even in her death, as in her life, it’s such a guarded secret? Why was this secret…

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AM BUZZ: Bey Cheating On Jay?; Kanye Wants Kim To Quit Reality TV & More

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Kanye Kancels Kim’s Spin-Off Appearance 

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Now that Kim Kardashian is Mrs. Kardashian West, it looks like Kanye is laying down a few rules for his new wife. Reports are circulating saying (in typical Kardashian fashion) that Kris Jenner planned on Kimmy making an appearance on “Kourtney & Khloé Take The Hamptons,” a “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” spin-off. But, Kanye wasn’t here for it and didn’t allow it!

“It’s no secret how much Kanye dislikes and despises Kim’s involvement with reality television, and there was no way it was going to happen so soon after the wedding.”

Now, the source says momager Jenner “is furious because she is feeling the pressure from E! and Ryan Seacrest Productions to have Kim on the show instead of her other daughter, Kourtney. The network is afraid that Kourtney & Khloé Take The Hamptons will be a ratings disaster because Kim…

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ATL Housewife's Hubby Leaves Her For New Baby Mama

The game has change.

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Eric Snow and Deshawn Snow Getting Married

Swizz Beatz isn’t the only one leaving his wife.

A few months ago we told you that DeShawn Snow (an original castmember of the Atlanta “Housewives”) and husband Eric Snow (former NBA player) were divorcing. Read all about it here: Another Reality Show Couple Calls It Quits

However, now reasons are surfacing as to why the break-up happened in the first place.

FreddyOis saying that Eric is leaving his wife of 12 years for his baby mama (pictured below). A source claims that Eric has been having a premarital affair with a former Michigan State classmate, and that she is now pregnant with his child.

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Snow filed for divorce on May 19th in an Atlanta Fulton County Courthouse with “no hope of reconciliation” and it has been reported that the couple will battle it out today in a Fulton County, Georgia courtroom.

And to think Bravo kicked her off…

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Finally! Get to see Cindy with her clothes off!

An honest view of sex with ordinary people.

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Produced by Elisa, Lily and Mona and edited by Adaeze Elechi for StyleLikeU. Originally published May 19th, 2014.


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