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Maya Angelou

R.I.P Dr. Maya Angelou

Television station WGHP in Winston-Salem, N.C, reports that renowned poet and activist Dr. Maya Angelou has passed away at 86. She was found by her caretaker early Wednesday morning. Dr. Angelou had reportedly been battling … read more »

POSTED May 28, 2014 9:53AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS:

Maya Angelou is Upset with Common

For rapper Common’s new album, The Dreamer/The Believer, Maya Angelou agreed to craft and recite new work for the track “The Dreamer.” But, according to an interview with The New York Post, Angelou is disappointed … read more »

POSTED December 19, 2011 2:45PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Gentlemen Prefer: The Style of Miss Jackson In Poetic Justice, If You’re Nasty

The end stanza to Maya Angelou’s poem for the John Singleton-helmed ’92 classic, Poetic Justice, reads like the star of the film’s live-by axiom.  I’m a woman / Phenomenally / Phenomenal woman / That’s me. During this … read more »

POSTED November 18, 2010 1:58PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (7) TAGS: , , , ,