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Robin Roberts Mourns 'True Renaissance Woman' Maya Angelou | Maya Angelou, Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts Mourns 'True Renaissance Woman' Maya Angelou

Originally posted 05/29/2014 09:00AM

Maya Angelou is remembered as a giant of literature and a champion of civil rights. But Robin Roberts also cherishes the quieter, more personal moments she shared with her friend.

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Cooking From the Heart: Maya Angelou's Buttermilk Biscuits | Great Ideas, Maya Angelou

Cooking From the Heart: Maya Angelou's Buttermilk Biscuits

Originally posted 05/29/2014 06:45AM

The award-winning poet was also a welcoming host who put her passion for feeding people into two cookbooks

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From ESSENCE.com: Maya Angelou on What Makes a True Friend

From ESSENCE.com: Maya Angelou on the Difference Between Acquaintances and Friends

Originally posted 05/28/2014 05:45PM

American icon Maya Angelou has passed away at 86. The following is an interview between the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and ESSENCE former editor-in-chief Marcia Ann Gillespie in 2011.

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Beloved Author and Poet Maya Angelou Dies

UpdatePosted 05/28/2014 10:35AM

Maya Angelou Dies at 86

Originally posted 05/28/2014 09:35AM

Award-winning author, renowned poet, civil rights activist and one of the most respected voices in America, Dr. Maya Angelou, has died. She was 86.

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Bettie Page Pinup Photographer Bunny Yeager Dies at Age 85

Bunny Yeager, Photographer of Bettie Page Pinups, Dead at 85

Originally posted 05/25/2014 06:40PM

Bunny Yeager, a model turned pin-up photographer who helped jump-start the career of then-unknown Bettie Page, died Sunday, her agent said. She was 85 years old.

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The Godfather, Annie Hall Cinematographer Gordon Willis Is Dead

Cinematographer Gordon Willis Is Dead

Originally posted 05/19/2014 11:55AM

One of Hollywood's most celebrated and influential cinematographers has died. Gordon Willis was 82.

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'Al Di La' Singer Jerry Vale Dies

Jerry Vale, Singer of '50s and '60s Hits, Dies at 83

Originally posted 05/19/2014 06:45AM

Jerry Vale, the beloved crooner known for his high-tenor voice and romantic songs in the 1950s and early 1960s, has died. He was 83.

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Director of Oscar-Winning Searching for Sugar Man Dies at 36

UpdatePosted 05/14/2014 11:30AM

Malik Bendjelloul, Director of Oscar-Winning Searching for Sugar Man, Dies at 36

Originally posted 05/14/2014 09:30AM

Malik Bendjelloul, the acclaimed Swedish film director behind the Oscar-winning music documentary Searching for Sugar Man, has died. He was 36.

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H.R. Giger, Artist Behind Alien, Dies at 74

Alien Artist H.R. Giger Dies at 74

Originally posted 05/13/2014 07:55AM

Swiss artist H.R. Giger, who designed the creature in Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic Alien, has died at 74 from injuries suffered in a fall, his museum said Tuesday.

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Lea Michele Remembers Cory Monteith's 'Beautiful Smile' on His Birthday

Lea Michele Remembers Cory Monteith's 'Biggest Heart,' 'Beautiful Smile' on His Birthday

Originally posted 05/11/2014 04:05PM

In honor of Cory Monteith's birthday, Lea Michele Tweeted a touching tribute to her late love.

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