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.

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.

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

Angelou will join a group of trailblazers.

Maya Angelou To Be Honored By The American Women Quarters Program

Astronaut Dr. Sally Ride will also be celebrated.

Mattel Reveals Maya Angelou Barbie Doll For Black History Month

“Our efforts include a commitment."

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

The poet and activist passed away in 2014.

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

So much to inspire us for the next decade.

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

She also soft flexed on everyone in the process.

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.