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Celebrities React To Maya Angelou's Death

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Black Voices

Award-winning author, poet and activist Dr. Maya Angelou died Wednesday morning at age 86. The news might be fresh, but celebrities have quickly ta...

Maya Angelou Dies At Age 86

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 05.28.2014 | Black Voices

Award-winning author, poet and activist Dr. Maya Angelou has reportedly died at age 86. According to MyFox8, Angelou died at her Winston-Salem home...

What 5 Famous Figures Learned From Their Moms

OWN | Posted 05.09.2014 | OWN

Life lessons begin in the home. From rock star Lenny Kravitz to veteran journalist Tom Brokaw, five famous figures share in the above video what they'...

Dr. Maya Angelou's Candid Advice On Aging Will Make You Smile

OWN | Posted 04.04.2014 | OWN

Legendary author, activist and poet Dr. Maya Angelou turns 86 today. She's the woman Oprah calls her greatest teacher, and over the years they've had ...

Recognize This Sultry 1957 Calypso Singer?

OWN | Posted 02.28.2014 | OWN

Oprah sees Dr. Maya Angelou as a mother, a sister and a friend. It's a relationship that began nearly 40 years ago when Oprah, then a young reporter, ...

Maya Angelou's Son: 'I Grew Up In Her Light'

OWN | Posted 10.16.2013 | OWN

Guy Johnson says he is often asked what it's like to be Dr. Maya Angelou's son. In this clip from "Super Soul Sunday" on OWN, he shares his experience...

The One Thing Maya Angelou Knows For Sure

OWN | Posted 09.17.2013 | OWN

Oprah has had many conversations with Dr. Maya Angelou, the legendary author, thinker and poet who she calls her greatest spiritual teacher. During a ...

WATCH: Maya Angelou's Lesson On Aging Gracefully

OWN | Posted 09.04.2013 | OWN

On an episode of "Super Soul Sunday," Oprah sat down with the woman she calls her mentor, Dr. Maya Angelou, to talk about the legendary poet's life an...

PHOTO: Maya's Major Model Moment!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Black Voices

Maya Angelou's talents are seemingly endless. She's a legendary writer, iconic poet, powerful actress and she even recorded a calypso album. Now the P...

WATCH: Guess Who: This Celeb Was A San Francisco Streetcar Conductor

OWN | Posted 05.28.2014 | OWN

Before she became one of the most influential literary voices of our time, a 16-year-old Maya Angelou had her sights set on one very specific job pros...

Maya Angelou Honors Mom, Grandmother In New Book

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 07.02.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Writer, actor, dancer. Activist, teacher, composer. In the melange of Maya Angelou's 85 years is also daughter, of two women who dese...

WATCH: Happy 85th Birthday, Maya Angelou!

OWN | Posted 04.04.2013 | OWN

Happy birthday, Maya Angelou! As the renowned poet and author turns 85 today -- on April 4, 2013 -- fans from around the world celebrate Dr. Angelou a...

LISTEN: Dr. Maya Angelou Talks 'Still I Rise' And Offers Words Of Encouragement For Marginalized Youth

Toni Newman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Toni Newman

I was so honored to be given the opportunity to interview one of my idols and a remarkable woman in African-American history. I had four questions for Dr. Angelou.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Maya Angelou: 'The Disparities Are Embarrassing' In Minority Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.16.2012 | Black Voices

Wisdom comes with age, and at 84 years old, Maya Angelou has lots of wisdom. But she says she picked up her most valuable piece of wisdom early on. "I...

PHOTOS: In Honor Of Maya Angelou

Posted 04.23.2013 | Black Voices

Today marks the 84th birthday of world renowned poet and author, Dr. Maya Angelou. For decades Angelou has not only penetrated through African-America...

Christina Norman

Maya Angelou On Why Black History Month Still Matters

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Norman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Black Voices

Dr. Maya Angelou says you have no way of knowing where you're going if you don't know where you've been. "The more you know of your history," she said...