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After Surviving Funding Shortfall, Maya Angelou Documentary Heads to PBS

‘And Still I Rise’ is the first documentary on life story of the phenomenal poet

Coming soon to public television is And Still I Rise, the first documentary that chronicles…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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March On Washington Film Festival Honors Heroes of Civil Rights Era

Using the power of film, music, and the arts to share stories about activism

Striving to increase awareness of the events and heroes of the Civil Rights Era and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Women’s History Month: Watch 5 Inspirational Videos of Revolutionary Women

In honor of Women’s History Month Black Enterprise highlights the contributions of revolutionary women

In honor of Women’s History Month, Black Enterprise explores the contributions of revolutionary women.

By Kandia Johnson

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Susan L. Taylor on the National CARES Mentoring Movement

January is National Mentoring Month

Susan L. Taylor, editor-in-chief emeritus of Essence magazine and CEO and founder of the National…

By Robin White Goode

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Maya Angelou’s Art Collection Up For Auction in New York City

Maya Angelou’s art collection up for auction on September 15, 2015, at 2:30 pm

Maya Angelou’s art collection goes up for auction on September 15, 2015

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Oprah Winfrey to Honor Maya Angelou Legacy at Postal Service Event

Literary icon will appear on stamp designed by lauded artist

Postmaster General Megan Brennan, billionaire media queen, along with Ambassador Andrew Young and other notables…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Maya Angelou Honored with Forever Stamp

The beloved author, actress and poet will always be remembered

On Monday, Feb. 23, the U.S. Postal Service announced that the beloved actress and poet Maya Angelou…

By Cristie Leondis

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Michelle Obama and Oprah Set to Speak at Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service

FLOTUS and Winfrey amongst speakers at private service

First Lady Michelle Obama and Oprah are slated to speak at Dr. Maya Angelou’s private…

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Top 10 Works of Maya Angelou

Here's a list of the literary icon's best work and must-reads in poetry and autobiographical books

All over the world people are mourning the death of a literary icon, Dr. Maya…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Maya Angelou: Top 10 Boss Moves of a Global Renaissance Woman

Novelist, actress and educator laid the groundwork for female bosses of color around the world

Remembering her legacy, here are the top 10 most daring and inspiring career moments of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Twitter Users Honor Maya Angelou With #MayaTaughtMe

Twitter users influenced by the work of author, poet, and director Maya Angelou went online to give their thanks to the woman who helped them discover themselves

Twitter users created the #MayaTaughtMe hashtag to share what they learned from the world-renowned poet.…

By Patrick Austin

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Author Maya Angelou Dies at 86

Actress, composer, and Hollywood's first female black director

Maya Angelou, singer, dancer, actress, composer, and Hollywood’s first female black director, has died at…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Maya Angelou Releases New Memoir ‘Mom & Me & Mom’

Dr. Maya Angelou, 84, wrote the inaugural poem for Bill Clinton

Maya Angelou’s new memoir explores her relationship with her mother

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Blogger Month: AbiolaTV.com, The Passion of the Bytes

Multi-media maven Abiola Abrams is a one-woman show that has taken the Web and beyond by storm

The driving force behind Abiola Abrams brand, which includes books, event hosting and AbiolaTV.com, is…

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In the News: Child Homelessness Up 38% Since 2007; ‘BET Honors’ Award Recipients Announced and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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Blacks in the Arts: Doing the Work

Artist Phoebe Beasley gives insights on diversity, creativity

Artist Phoebe Beasley, who has been a noteworthy presence in the art community for several…

By Janell Hazelwood

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