Maya Angelou & Her Famous Friends

Touched by an angel! From the Clintons to Common, see who were among the poet laureate's biggest fans

  • WHOOPI GOLDBERG photo | Maya Angelou, Whoopi Goldberg

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Updated: Wednesday May 28, 2014 | 01:10 PM EDT By: Nancy Mattia & Brooke Showell

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Angelou and Goldberg team up at the Women of Achievement award ceremony, where both were recognized, in June 1998 at Tavern on the Green in N.Y.C.