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She Existed: How Maya Angelou Changed My Life

Greg Garrett | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion
Greg Garrett

In her act of generosity, Maya Angelou changed my life. I know that she changed the lives of countless others. And she did it all with the grace and courage and humor that defines what it means to try to be Christian.

The Powerful, Courageous Maya Angelou

Al Gore | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Al Gore

Today marks the passing of Maya Angelou, whose passionate and timeless voice for empathy, passion and humanity touched millions. Throughout her life, Dr. Angelou eloquently presented a powerful and unique expression of what we can become and what we must leave behind.

16 Ways Maya Angelou Taught Us How To Love

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.29.2014 | Weddings

Maya Angelou was a force to be reckoned with. As a world-renowned writer, poet, author and activist, when Angelou spoke, the world listened. So on Wed...

And We Rise Along With Her

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Alexandra Rosas

I was claiming my life and beginning by making this my story to tell. I had been made stronger by the words of Maya Angelou, "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you, " and I knew that it was for me that she had written them.

Maya Angelou Taught Me To Speak My Mind

Justina Sharp | Posted 07.28.2014 | Teen
Justina Sharp

Everyone says that in order to write something worth reading, you must "write what you know." Whether or not I fully agree with that, there is not a more powerful argument for it that Maya Angelou.

Oprah's Beautiful Statement About Maya Angelou

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Media

Oprah issued this statement on Wednesday mourning her longtime friend and mentor Maya Angelou, who has died at the age of 86: "I've been blessed to...

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: How Maya Angelou Made Tupac 'Cry'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.03.2014 | Black Voices

This morning as the world was awaken to the sad news on the sudden passing of Dr. Maya Angelou, countless fans and admires have reflected on the award...

Listen To Maya Angelou Give An American History Lesson In A Way That Only She Could

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Award-winning author, poet and activist Dr. Maya Angelou, who died at age 86 on Wednesday, moved Americans when she read the poem "On the Pulse of Mor...

Obama: Maya Angelou Reminded Us 'That We All Have Something To Offer'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama released a statement on the death of Dr. Maya Angelou, saying she reminded us "we all have something to offer." The award-wi...

In Maya Angelou's Words, Anything Was Possible

Kevin Powell | Posted 07.28.2014 | Black Voices
Kevin Powell

Hers was a life born of nothingness, of vicious sexual assault, of shattered boulevards and smashed glass windows. But from the muck of that life, Maya Angelou became a voice for girls, for women, and even for boys like me.

11 Ways Maya Angelou Taught Us To Be Better Women

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women

"I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me." Maya Angelou, the beloved author, poet and activist who passed away on Wednesday May 28, ...

Literary Relatives

Claudia Zelevansky | Posted 07.28.2014 | Books
Claudia Zelevansky

Unlike Nora Ephron, Maya Angelou and I have nothing in common. When I read I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, it did not offer me identification as Heartburn had, it offered me access -- vivid, scary, and profound access -- to a place I had never been before.

Melissa Harris-Perry Mourns Maya Angelou

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Media

When she was a sophomore at Wake Forest University, Melissa Harris-Perry took a course taught by Maya Angelou, who was a professor at the North Caroli...

Remembering Maya Angelou's Support Of Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Internationally celebrated author, poet and activist Dr. Maya Angelou has died at age 86. Angelou, a longtime civil rights pioneer, also publicly s...

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...

The Forgotten Movie That Maya Angelou Directed

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment

Maya Angelou was a celebrated author and poet, and also a filmmaker: Angelou, who died on May 28 at the age of 86, made the 1998 film "Down in the Del...

Maya Angelou's Most Moving Quotes On Faith, Prayer And God

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.28.2014 | Religion

Maya Angelou spent her life as an unstoppable force for art, justice, and love. Her writing touched on themes of struggle and sadness, and often drew...

In Honor and Memory of Maya Angelou

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 07.28.2014 | Black Voices
Malika Saada Saar

Today, Maya Angelou, our larger than life poet, writer, storyteller has made her transition, and I think of the poem "When Great Trees Fall" and, especially, the last lines: "They existed. They existed. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed."

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...