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Maya Angelou Memorial Stamp Features Quote from a Different Author

Maya Angelou Memorial Stamp Features Quote from a Different Author

Originally posted 04/08/2015 09:35AM

A stamp commemorating author and poet Maya Angelou was unveiled Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C. And while the ceremony featured addresses by Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, a matter not addressed at the ceremony was the apparent misattribution of the quote on the Forever stamp.

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Postal Service Announces Maya Angelou Forever Stamp

Postal Service Announces Maya Angelou Forever Stamp

Originally posted 02/24/2015 02:40PM

The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it would be issuing a new stamp commemorating poet Maya Angelou, who died last spring.

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Maya Angelou Honored by Bill Clinton, Oprah & More at Memorial Service

Maya Angelou Honored by Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton and More at Memorial Service

Originally posted 06/07/2014 11:30AM

Family, friends and famous admirers including first lady Michelle Obama, former president Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey gathered Saturday in North Carolina and paid tribute to poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou.

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Maya Angelou Memorial Service Set for Saturday

Maya Angelou Memorial Service Set for Saturday

Originally posted 06/02/2014 09:40AM

A memorial service will be held at Wake Forest University for poet and author Maya Angelou, who died last week.

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Remembering Maya Angelou: See the Poet Laureate with Her Famous Friends | Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey

Remembering Maya Angelou: See the Poet Laureate with Her Famous Friends

Originally posted 05/28/2014 01:10PM

From the Clintons to Common, a who's who of the poet laureate's biggest fans

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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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Maya Angelou's Essentials: Five of Her Most Notable Works

Maya Angelou: Some of Her Most Notable Works

Originally posted 05/28/2014 03:25PM

Beloved author and activist Maya Angelou, who died on Wednesday at the age of 86, wrote six autobiographies, three books of essays and several collections of poetry.

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