maya angelou

Maya Angelou Becomes First Black Woman to be Featured on a U.S. Quarter

The activist is the first to her coin unveiled as part of a series honoring women in American history.
01/11/2022

Five Books To Read About Black Celebrities Who Have Gone Too Soon

From Tupac to Maya Angelou, these books celebrate the lives and legacies of these unforgettable figures.
10/27/2021

US Mint Honors Maya Angelou And Other ‘Extraordinary’ American Women On New Quarters

Angelou will join a group of trailblazers.
10/13/2021

Maya Angelou To Be Honored By The American Women Quarters Program

Astronaut Dr. Sally Ride will also be celebrated.
05/12/2021

Mattel Reveals Maya Angelou Barbie Doll For Black History Month

“Our efforts include a commitment."
01/15/2021

Oprah Winfrey Wishes Maya Angelou Could Have Seen Sen. Kamala Harris Be Elected Vice President

The poet and activist passed away in 2014.
11/13/2020

Here Are Some Of Our Favorite Black Excellence Moments From This Decade

So much to inspire us for the next decade.
12/31/2019

Oprah Let A Hater Know Maya Angelou Gave Permission To Use Her First Name

She also soft flexed on everyone in the process.
04/04/2019

This Decades Old Video Of Maya Angelou Correcting A Teen Sparked A Huge Debate On Twitter

See what she said that had Twitter in an uproar.
03/16/2019