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You signed up for an iron fitting. Smart. Getting fitted is something we preach relentlessly at MyGolfSpy. When it comes to finding the best-performing gear for your game, it’s an absolute necessity. Now what? We’ve compiled our best tips, based on experience, to help you get the most out of your fitting. Like anything else, it helps to have a game plan. Before we dive into specifics, let’s state the obvious: You’re the customer. Yes, the fitter is providing a service but too many golfers show ...
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Ducks goalie Ryan Miller set for Honda Center farewell Saturday

ANAHEIM — Ryan Miller is scheduled to make his Honda Center farewell appearance Saturday, when the Ducks play host to the Kings. The 40-year-old goaltender announced Thursday he would retire at the end of the season, after 18 years in the NHL, including the final four with the Ducks. Miller hasn’t appeared in a game since March 29, yielding several of his possible opportunities to start in relief of John Gibson in April to Anthony Stolarz, the third goalie in what has been a three-goalie rotatio...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, United States, Kings, NHL, Ducks, Maya Angelou, Anaheim-ducks, Miller, Alexander, Anaheim, Ryan Miller, Honda Center, Gibson, John Gibson

Daily News City Section high school football schedule, April 23

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. The high school football schedule for City Section games on Friday, April 23. All games 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise FRIDAY, APRIL 23 EAST VALLEY LEAGUE Grant (2-0) at Chavez (2-0) North Hollywood (1-1) at Sun Valley Poly (1-1) Arleta (1-0) at Verdugo Hills (0-2) VALLEY MISSION Sylmar (0-1) at Reseda (2-0) San Fernando (0-1) at Canoga Park (1-1) WEST VALLEY Chatsworth (2-0) at Cleveland (2-0) El Camino R...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Birmingham, Cleveland, Chatsworth, Maya Angelou, High School Sports, Taft, San Fernando, Chavez, San Fernando Valley, El Camino Real, North Hollywood, Reseda, Canoga Park

Was wurde eigentlich aus den Turbo-Beziehungen vom Lockdown-Beginn?

„Mein Hochzeitskleid ist in der Garage“, sagte sie. „Du weißt schon, dass er dich fragen wird, ob du ihn heiraten willst, oder?“ Das war mein erstes Treffen mit der Mutter meines Freundes. Zu diesem Zeitpunkt wusste sie nicht, dass wir uns noch nicht einmal gegenseitig unsere Liebe erklärt hatten. Ich lernte seine Mutter letzten Sommer kennen – als es noch möglich war, sie zu besuchen. Das war ein wichtiger Moment für mich und ein großer Schritt dafür, dass mein Freund und ich damals erst s...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Dubai, Maya Angelou, Fernando, Iman, Daniel, Brad, Namen, Sommer, Wie, Clare, Rolle, Kopf, Zeit, Richtung

31 page-turning memoirs to read in your lifetime, from searing essay collections to celebrity bestsellers

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Memoirs are the most personal account of nonfiction events. They give readers an engaging narrative that navigates historical hardships or personal triumph. The memoirs in this list were chosen for their unique stories and writing style. Memoirs are hugely popular as readers gravitate towards the personal lens of real events, with the best ones almost reading like fiction. ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Matthew Mcconaughey, Supreme Court, Education, Obama, Congress, Cheryl Strayed, Navy, Washington, White House, Virginia, Stephen King, Alabama, America, Barack Obama

"If you didn’t know Ms. Anglund’s stories, you probably knew her drawings of children: Their faces were blank orbs with just two wide-set dots for eyes."

"They became ubiquitous, appearing on Hallmark cards, dolls and ceramics, as Anglund merchandise secured a prominent niche in the collectibles market... Ms. Anglund’s illustrations were particularly distinctive. While the adults in her drawings all displayed fully formed and expressive facial features, the children had none at all, save for those dots for eyes. Ms. Anglund, who used her own children as models, said she had never made a conscious decision to omit her young characters’ mouths and...
Tags: Law, Drawing, Children's Books, Maya Angelou, U S Postal Service, Angelou, Ann Althouse, Misreadings, Anglund, Hello Kitty but Hello Kitty

Amanda Gorman tells Oprah about her connection to Maya Angelou: 'It was an amazing discovery'

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Amanda Gorman talks about the women who have inspired her own success, like Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Here are the bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores

The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended Sunday, March 21, is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Southern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Klara and the Sun: Kazuo Ishiguro 2. The Midnight Library: Matt Haig 3. The Committed: Viet Thanh Nguyen 4. The Vanishing Half: Brit Bennett 5. The Four Winds: Kristin Hannah 6. We Begin at the End:...
Tags: Books, Stephen King, Sport, Fox, Things To Do, Soccer, George Orwell, Joan Didion, Kazuo Ishiguro, Brit Bennett, Maya Angelou, Dick, Pond, Southern California, Douglas Adams, Herman Melville

Maya Angelou Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts to learn more about the life of author and poet Maya Angelou, who died in 2014.
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How to Build Up Confidence: Start With Courage

I wish I had more confidence. How can I become more confident? In coaching conversations with junior lawyers, concerns about lack of confidence and questions about how to build it up come up a lot. This is such a common challenge it is addressed directly in the opening session of AMP (Associate Mentorship Plus) Club in the context of career navigation and what to expect in the early years of practice. Wouldn’t it be easier if I was confident? Yes, probably. Lack of confidence can feel like a uni...
Tags: Law, Maya Angelou, Amy Cuddy, Cuddy, Practice Of Law, AMP Associate Mentorship Plus Club

Happy International Women’s Day from wegg®

“No country prospers without the engagement of women. We need women’s representation that reflects all women and girls in all their diversity and abilities…This is the only way we will get real societal change that incorporates women in decision-making as equals and benefits us all.” -Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director Happy International Women’s Day from your friends at wegg®! Every day we strive to celebrate, empower, and support women entrepreneurs around the world.  Throug...
Tags: Featured, Congress, Sales, Equality, Un, Gender Equality, Maya Angelou, International Women's Day, Women's Rights, Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka, Gender challenges, Women's History Month, Wegg® Blog, Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global blog

'Sexism stands at the door': 11 female film-makers written out of mainstream Hollywood history

Maya Angelou and Jean Seberg were just some of the women who faced everything from racism and sexism to transphobia, yet produced some of cinema’s most defining picturesEverything we’re told about cinema is that it’s shaped by men. If women feature at all in many Hollywood histories, it’s to look gorgeous on screen and lead interesting personal lives off it.But this narrative has been warped, consciously and not, by the men who have dominated film-making for almost a century, ignoring the women ...
Tags: Hollywood, Film, Women, Film Industry, Culture, Silent Film, Maya Angelou, Charlie Chaplin, Jean Seberg, Lena Horne

Professional Troublemaker Playlist (& More)!

Happy Monday to all my people! Every day we get closer to March 2, I get more and more excited. I cannot believe we are almost to the publication date. This book is the best work I’ve done yet, and I can say confidently that it is even better than book 1 (I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual). Today, I am sharing with you all the #ProfessionalTroublemaker Playlist! The playlist was compromised of 15+ songs that cousins in LuvvNation, my friends, and I all use to help us to stand and courage an...
Tags: Podcast, Music, Gabrielle Union, US, Book, Canada, Humor, Toni Morrison, Giants, Maya Angelou, Playlist, Tv And Movies, Gabourey Sidibe, Adam Grant, Glennon Doyle, Vroman

Listen to the Professional Troublemaker Playlist (& More)!

Happy Monday to all my people! Every day we get closer to March 2, I get more and more excited. I cannot believe we are almost to the publication date. This book is the best work I’ve done yet, and I can say confidently that it is even better than book 1 (I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual). Today, I am sharing with you all the #ProfessionalTroublemaker Playlist! The playlist was compromised of 15+ songs that cousins in LuvvNation, my friends, and I all use to help us to stand and courage an...
Tags: Podcast, Music, Gabrielle Union, US, Book, Canada, Humor, Toni Morrison, Giants, Maya Angelou, Playlist, Tv And Movies, Gabourey Sidibe, Adam Grant, Glennon Doyle, Vroman

Barbie’s pandemic sales boom follows long revamp at Mattel

By Kelly Gilblom | Bloomberg One of the biggest consumer hits of the pandemic, alongside Netflix and the Nintendo Switch, is a 61-year-old doll once mocked as outdated and sexist. Long written off by many parents and kids — and criticized for promoting an unrealistic body image — Mattel’s Barbie generated its best sales growth in two decades in 2020. Years of planning and a bit of luck have turned the baby boomer of toys into a go-to item for millions of kids. The result: Barbie and Mattel have ...
Tags: Business, Disney, Bloomberg, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Oscar, Hasbro, Barbie, Warner Bros, Greta Gerwig, Margot Robbie, Maya Angelou, Black History Month, Mattel, Ken

After The Storm Rainbow Cuff

Maya Angelou taught us that “if one has courage, nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” This rainbow-themed bracelet from Canela Lemoine is a wearable reminder of the hope that can light up your life even after the worst storms. The rainbow centerpiece features shining stones dangling from each end for a playful pop of color. Send this piece to a friend in need of some sunshine and they will always have a reason to smile. Handmade in California.
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Why We Should Have Seen More Masks in This Year’s Super Bowl Ads

Maya Angelou said, "When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time." I'll mix that with another quote from the late Marshall McLuhan: "The medium is the message." I thought of these quotes as I watched what could be described as the weirdest Super Bowl to date. We've lost over 2 million...
Tags: Advertising, Voice, Maya Angelou, Marshall McLuhan, The Big Game, Life After Lockdown

Amanda Gorman's poetry shows why spoken word belongs in schools

Young American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration. Spoken word poetry can give young students confidence to express themselves. PATRICK SEMANSKY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images K-12 education could benefit greatly from introducing spoken word poetry into the classroom. The spoken word medium can be a catalyst to college-level writing by improving students' confidence. With poetry, educators can help students reach their speaking, writing, and listening goal...
Tags: America, Trends, Joe Biden, Arizona, Biden, Maya Angelou, Cornell University, Harlem, Sam Cooke, Ben Harper, Hughes, Mississippi State University, Langston Hughes, Gorman, Jonathan Kozol, Patrick Semansky

Voices Of Inspirational Women Sound Book

Dr. Maya Angelou, Dr. Jane Goodall, and Malala Yousafzai are just a few of the iconic modern women who raised their voices and changed the world. This book, with its pithy profiles, illustrated portraits, and button-activated recordings and speeches of 14 legendary women, will inspire readers of all ages to share their own truths and make history. As a bonus, it includes an exclusive poster featuring each of the women, as well as prompts to help identify areas in your own community where change ...
Tags: Shopping, Malala Yousafzai, Maya Angelou, Jane Goodall

PBS American Masters Archive Releases 1,000+ Hours of Uncut, Never-Before-Seen Interviews: Patti Smith, David Bowie, Neil Young & More When we think of American masters, we don’t think of David Bowie, who despite being a master was also the most English rock star ever to live. But an interview with Bowie, never before seen in full, nonetheless appears in the newly opened American Masters archive, having been shot for the long-running PBS series’ 1997 documentary on Lou Reed — if not the most American rock star ever to live, then surely the most New York one. “For me, New Yor...
Tags: Google, New York, Television, College, History, Neil Young, David Bowie, South London, Patti Smith, Smith, Archives, Lou Reed, Dick Cavett, Seoul, Jeff Bridges, Mel Brooks

Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman to read original work at Super Bowl

LOS ANGELES — Fresh off her nationally acclaimed poetry reading at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, Los Angeles native Amanda Gorman will be presenting her work on another massive stage — the Super Bowl, the NFL announced Wednesday. According to the league, Gorman, 22, will read a poem before the game honoring three “community heroes,” including a Los Angeles teacher, who will be recognized on the field and serve as honorary captains during the pre-game coin toss. The community heroes — Los A...
Tags: Books, News, California News, NFL, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Harvard University, Marine Corps, Davis, John F Kennedy, Cbs, Roger Goodell, Oprah Winfrey

Vice President Kamala Harris comes from a family of lawyers and Stanford graduates. Meet the family.

Kamala Harris with her husband and niece's daughter. Mason Trinca/Getty Images Kamala Harris made history on Wednesday as the first female US Vice President. Harris was born in California to immigrant parents from Jamaica and India.  Harris' extended family includes five lawyers and several Stanford graduates. Harris' representatives did not reply to a request for comment. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On January 20, 2021, Kamala Harris became the first Black ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Obama, California, Washington Post, Washington, Stanford, Senate, India, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman's upcoming books have rocketed to the top of Amazon's bestsellers list

Amanda Gorman delivers a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. Erin Schaff/Pool via Reuters Books by inaugural poet Amanda Gorman shot to the top of Amazon's bestsellers list.  A division of Penguin Random House will publish two books by Gorman in September 2021.  "Maya Angelou is cheering – and so am I," Oprah Winfrey wrote on Twitter.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Two upcoming books by inaugural poet Amanda Gorman sho...
Tags: Amazon, Washington, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Bill Clinton, John F Kennedy, Npr, Oprah Winfrey, Penguin Random House, Maya Angelou, Trump, Capitol, William Butler Yeats

9 American greats Amanda Gorman referenced in her poem performed during Joe Biden's inauguration, from Maya Angelou to Barack Obama

American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington DC on January 20, 2021. Patrick Semansky / POOL / AFP Amanda Gorman paid homage to many American greats in her inaugural poem, "The Hill We Climb." Gorman references the work of Maya Angelou, Martin Luther King Jr., Langston Hughes, and more.  The 22-year-old poet preformed her poem at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration on Jan. 20. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Washington, Cbs News, Wikipedia, Poetry, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Washington Dc, Vogue, Bill Clinton, Cbs

Amanda Gorman stole the show at Biden's inauguration: Meet the 22-year-old poet laureate who gave a historic 5-minute speech that's gone viral

Amanda Gorman speaking at President Joe Biden's inauguration. Alex Wong/Getty Images Amanda Gorman performed her work "The Hill We Climb" after Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' swearing-in ceremony. Gorman, 22, became the youngest inaugural poet in history. "While democracy can be periodically delayed, it can never be permanently defeated," Gorman said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old National Youth Poet Laureate, stole the show at the 202...
Tags: Politics, News, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Harvard University, New York Times, Bill Clinton, The Times, Malala Yousafzai, Oprah Winfrey, Biden, Maya Angelou, Kamala Harris, Northeast

Los Angeles native Amanda Gorman will be youngest poet to read at presidential inauguration

When Amanda Gorman reads one of her poems during the installation of Joe Biden as 46th president of the United States, the 22-year-old Los Angeles native will become the youngest poet ever to appear in a presidential inauguration. Gorman, while young, is no stranger to sharing her work on significant stages. Even before she was named the nation’s first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate in 2017, she’d been invited to the White House during the Obama administration. Among those for whom she has re...
Tags: Books, Obama, Congress, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Things To Do, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, United States, Harvard University, Arkansas, Bill Clinton, John F Kennedy, Associated Press

Christina Anstead reveals new Maya Angelou-inspired back tattoo amid split from husband Ant: ‘Still I Rise’

The photograph showcased the HGTV personality's new tattoo, which is written in script down the middle of her back.
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Women & Literature: Maya Angelou

Angelou’s creative talent and genius cut across many arenas. One of the most celebrated authors in the United States, Angelou wrote with an honesty and grace that captured the specificity of growing up a young black girl in the rural South.Born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, to Bailey, a doorman and naval dietician, and Vivian, a registered nurse, professional gambler, and rooming house and bar owner, Angelou spent her early years in Long Beach, California. When she was three, her pa...
Tags: Books, Featured, Media, California, Washington, America, San Francisco, History, Brooklyn, United States, Arkansas, New York Times, Broadway, Literature, St Louis, Jim Crow

best finds of 2020

Here are some of the best of my fortnightly Friday’s Finds of 2020. Happy New Year 2021! “Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay.” —Maya Angelou “The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.” —Ernest Hemingway “To abandon facts is to abandon freedom. If nothing is true, then no one can criticize power because there is no basis upon which to do so. If nothing is true, then all is spectacle. The biggest wallet pays for th...
Tags: Maya Angelou, eLearning, Ernest Hemingway, Homo, Freeman Dyson, Friday's Finds, John Seely Brown, Mike Elias

Phenomenal Woman Glasses - Set Of 2

I’m a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That’s me. Enjoy a serving of exuberant confidence with your morning OJ or favorite dinner vintage. This pair of glasses features the complete text of Maya Angelou’s poem “Phenomenal Woman,” with the title and verses flowing continuously from one piece to the next. Celebrating the innate beauty, strength, and spirit of all women, Angelou’s joyful words are a daily reminder that you are amazing. Made in West Virginia.
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