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Maya Angelou


US coin depicting Maya Angelou was a long time coming

January 13, 2022 9:35 am

🔴 The demand for more diverse representation in official iconography as well as in public art, street names etc — especially of women and people of colour — has been growing louder in the US and elsewhere in the world.

US Mint begins shipping quarters honoring Maya Angelou

January 12, 2022 11:46 am

Angelou, an American author, poet and Civil Rights activist, rose to prominence with the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings in 1969.

Amanda Gorman writes end-of-year poem, 'New Day's Lyric'

December 30, 2021 11:17 am

The 23-year-old poet, whose reading of her own The Hill We Climb at President Joe Biden's inauguration made her an international sensation, posted a new work and accompanying video on Instagram to mark the end of 2021.

Barbie doll designed after Maya Angelou already sold out

January 22, 2021 1:32 pm

"#Barbie is proud to honor the extraordinary #MayaAngelou as the newest heroine in the Inspiring Women Collection. As an author, activist & teacher, Dr Angelou is an inspiration for what can be achieved when we speak up, stand out & refuse to be silenced," Barbie wrote on Twitter

Amanda Gorman wore jewellery gifted by Oprah Winfrey; paid tribute to Maya Angelou

January 21, 2021 4:40 pm

The young poet not only delivered a powerful poem but also made a statement with her ensemble. Take a look at it here

'I am a human being, nothing human can be alien to me': Maya Angelou

March 01, 2020 5:45 pm

In her speech, I Am Human, Maya Angelou enunciated how she derives joy and comfort from knowing that she was birthed by God.

'Be a blessing to somebody': Maya Angelou

May 09, 2019 6:30 am

It is important to prepare yourself to consider everyone as equal irrespective of their gender, food preferences, liking, sexual identity or religion, shared the late multi-faceted personality.

Letters to the Editor: Strike three

June 01, 2014 11:29 pm

Akhilesh Yadav has been an abject failure both on the administrative and law and order fronts.

Oprah Winfrey to pay tribute to Maya Angelou

June 01, 2014 9:39 am

Oprah's channel OWN has altered its regular schedule to mark the passing of the acclaimed author.


Maya Angelou's 90th birth anniversary: 9 quotes by her and other female poets

April 04, 2018 11:58 am

Writing, as many would agree, is an act of empowerment. And while there are several women poets one is indebted to, the contribution of Maya Angelou cannot be denied. On her 90th birth anniversary, we bring you writings from her and some other female poets.