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Maya Angelou Honored, Remembered At Memorial Service

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 08.07.2014 | Black Voices

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Maya Angelou liked to say that people will forget what you said or did in your life, but they will never forget how you m...

Dr. Maya Angelou: 'Be A Rainbow In Somebody Else's Cloud'

OWN | Posted 06.07.2014 | OWN

Upon learning of Dr. Maya Angelou's passing on May 28, Oprah Winfrey released a statement that referred to the poet, author and legend as "the rainbow...

Because of Her, I Rise: 5 Lessons Learned from Maya Angelou

Lindsey Mask | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
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Let us not lessen the impact a single life can have in this world. Like moments in history before today and surely for moments yet to come, this day i...

Oprah: Dr. Maya Angelou 'Will Always Be The Rainbow In My Clouds'

OWN | Posted 05.28.2014 | OWN

After the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou on Wednesday, Oprah Winfrey released the following statement. I've been blessed to have Maya Angelou as my me...

WATCH: 'The Best Advice I've Ever Given Is...'

OWN | Posted 05.28.2014 | OWN

Dr. Maya Angelou's advice and teachings have inspired people all over the world, including Oprah, who often cites one particular piece of Dr. Angelou'...

WATCH: How Maya Angelou Told Her Mom She Was Pregnant At 16

OWN | Posted 05.18.2013 | OWN

When she was just 16 years old, Maya Angelou got pregnant with her son, Guy Johnson. At a time when teen mothers were often shamed and/or pushed into ...

WATCH: The 9 Words That Changed Maya Angelou's Life

OWN | Posted 05.16.2013 | OWN

Dr. Maya Angelou's mother, Vivian Baxter, had a reputation for being a fierce, independent and energetic woman. As a mother, she wasn't much different...

WATCH: What Is The Mark Of A Great Mother?

OWN | Posted 05.09.2013 | OWN

Dr. Maya Angelou -- poet, author, filmmaker, producer, activist, actress and teacher -- has put out so much art in the world, from her bestselling boo...

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...

WATCH: Maya Angelou Tells 'Our Stories'

Posted 02.20.2013 | Black Voices

"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again." Those are the words from legendary po...