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Birth Name: Marguerite Ann Johnson

Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Birthday: April 4, 1928, Aries

Died: May 28, 2014

Profession: Author, Poet, Professor, Actor, Dancer, Director

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Oprah, The First Lady Pay Tribute to Maya Angelou at Memorial Service

The life of Maya Angelou was celebrated on Saturday morning, as various friends and family paid tribute to the poet, author and civil rights activist at her memorial service in North Carolina. The service took place at Wake Forest University, where A… Read more

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Maya Angelou Made Me Want to Write
02:03 — Common opens up about his relationship with the late Maya Angelou, and how she inspired him as a child.
Maya Angelou 911 Call
02:07 — In a 911 call to emergency services, Dr. Maya Angelou's caretaker implies that the poet did not want to be resuscitated in the event of her death....
Maya Angelou’s Stamp Shows Someone Else’s Quote
01:29 — Author Joan Walsh Anglund confirms words attributed to Angelou on a new forever stamp are actually ones Anglund penned. Tamron Hall reports from the O (more…)
In Memoriam: Stars We Lost in 2014
02:43 — The world bid farewell to many brilliant actors, artists and musicians this year. From Philip Seymour Hoffman and Maya Angelou, to Robin Williams and (more…)

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Wed Oct 5 11:00pm
Poetic Justice BET

A beautician, whose boyfriend has been killed, escapes her pain by writing poetry. As she travels to a beauty convention, she winds up hitching a ride with an incorrigible postman.

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Thu Oct 6 12:00pm
Poetic Justice BET

A beautician, whose boyfriend has been killed, escapes her pain by writing poetry. As she travels to a beauty convention, she winds up hitching a ride with an incorrigible postman.

I’ll Watch435 Watching

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OWN to Air Maya Angelou's Memorial Service

OWN will simulcast Maya Angelou's memorial service on Saturday, the network announced Friday. The me…

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OWN to Air Tribute to Maya Angelou

OWN will air five hours of programming dedicated to Maya Angelou on Sunday, the network announced Th…

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Maya Angelou Dies at 86

Renowned writer and actress Maya Angelou has died, according to CNN. She was 86. Angelou died at her…

Kenan Thompson
Kenan Thompson Blames SNL's Diversity Issue on Lack of Talented Black Comediennes

When Saturday Night Live announced this season's six new cast members, many were shocked to see that…

Oprah Winfrey
6 Things to Expect From Oprah's Final Episodes

Fans won't have to say goodbye to The Oprah Winfrey Show until next week's May 25 finale, but it was…

Anna Torv
Matt's Weekend Picks: March 25-27

Fringe (Friday, 9/8c, Fox)This entire season has been a tour de force for Anna Torv. Doing double du…

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  • Birth Name: Marguerite Ann Johnson
  • Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Birthday: April 4, 1928, Aries
  • Died: May 28, 2014
  • Profession: Author, Poet, Professor, Actor, Dancer, Director

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