In her poetry, Maya Angelou often alluded to "masks" as a form of survival for Black people in America.
By Joshua Barajas
In honor of Maya Angelou’s misquoted U.S. postage stamp, can you guess who didn’t say these oft-repeated quotes?…
By Nathalie Boyd
As the hours tick down to 2015, here at Art Beat we offer a final look at some of the artists we lost over the last year, whose lives and legacies are worth another goodbye.
By Victoria Fleischer
Friends and family gathered on Saturday afternoon in North Carolina to attend a memorial service in honor of the late author and activist Maya Angelou, who died on May 28 at the age of 86.
By Kayla Ruble
By PBS NewsHour
Drawing on a childhood of abuse and segregation, writer and author Maya Angelou moved the nation. Works such as her 1978 poem, “And Still I Rise,” explored the effects of racism and sexism on personal identity, with a voice that…
Maya Angelou, one of the most respected cultural figures of her generation, has died at the age of 86. Her debut memoir, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” made her one of the first bestselling African-American female authors. Jeffrey…
By Ellen Rolfes
Renaissance woman and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor, was awarded to 15 individuals Tuesday, including former President George H.W. Bush, billionaire investor Warren Buffett and poet Maya Angelou. Kwame Holman reports on the ceremony.
By PBS NewsHour
Arkansas-native and poet Maya Angelou read her poem entitled "The Rock Cries Out To Us Today" at the 1993 inauguration of Bill Clinton.
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