The U.S. Postal Service to produce stamps of the late icon.
The debut novel, which Bond worked on for more than a decade, was published last year to positive reviews and moderate sales.
Lead single off Caged Bird Songs album gets the visual treatment.
A look back at the artists who crossed over this year.
Sheri Booker also recalls dealing with the passing of her mother
A group of eight esteemed individuals, including civil rights hero U.S. Rep John Lewis, D-Ga. and "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen, received W.E.B. Du Bois Medals.