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  • Maya Angelou on BUCK by MK Asante

    Maya Angelou on BUCK by MK Asante

    Maya Angelou reflects on the new book Buck: A Memoir by MK Asante: In an environment where race, religion, creed, and financial status have [...]

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  • Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou Photo by Photo Credit ©Harpo Studios/George Burns

    Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou

    In the first of a special two-part event, Oprah Winfrey sits down with her beloved mentor and internationally acclaimed author, Dr. Maya Angelou. Discussing [...]

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  • A Conversation with Dr. Maya Angelou

    A Conversation with Dr. Maya Angelou

    Trisha LaNae’: You have received numerous accolades throughout your career, most recently the BET honors which, was presented to you by First Lady Michelle [...]

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  • Maya Angelou Center for Women’s Health and Wellness to Open in June

    Maya Angelou Center for Women’s Health and Wellness to Open in June

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings author, famed poet and civil rights activist wants women to make their health a priority. When legendary poet [...]

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  • The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity

    The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity

    The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity envisions the achievement of health equity by moving scientific discovery to action. The Center is dedicated to [...]

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  • Famed Poet Presents Inspirational Holiday Movie Photo by Dwight Carter

    Famed Poet Presents Inspirational Holiday Movie

    Dr. Maya Angelou, one of Glamour Magazine´s 2009 Women of the Year, is celebrating the holiday season with her new inspiring film "The Black [...]

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  • Maya Angelou's Poem About <br />Michael Jackson: 'We Had Him' Photo by MTV News

    Maya Angelou's Poem About
    Michael Jackson: 'We Had Him'

    LOS ANGELES - Queen Latifah was one of the many celebrities to pay tribute to Michael Jackson at the singer's public memorial at the [...]

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  • Oprah Talks to Maya Angelou Photo by George Burns and Bob Davis

    Oprah Talks to Maya Angelou

    The woman Oprah calls mentor-mother-sister-friend offers wise words about the roots of confidence, the trouble with modesty and how to do the impossible. Since the [...]

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  • Maya Angelou celebrates her <br />80 years of pain and joy Photo by Robert Deutsch

    Maya Angelou celebrates her
    80 years of pain and joy

    NEW YORK — In the dining room of her elegantly restored Harlem town house, beneath painted clouds on a light blue ceiling, Maya Angelou [...]

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  • At 80, Maya Angelou Reflects <br />on a 'Glorious' Life Photo by John Loengard

    At 80, Maya Angelou Reflects
    on a 'Glorious' Life

    As she turns 80, the celebrated author, poet and artist Maya Angelou says she has figured out how to get divine attention. "When I try [...]

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