02:10 PM EDT 07/28/2014
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Originally posted 05/19/2014 11:55AM
One of Hollywood's most celebrated and influential cinematographers has died. Gordon Willis was 82.
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.
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.
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.
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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