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12 Jan
Poet and activist Maya Angelou has become the first Black woman to appear on the US quarter, in a new version of the coin unveiled by the US Mint on Monday. Angelou, author of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," will also be the first figure commemorated through the American Women Quarters Program, which…
21 Jan 2021
Poet Amanda Gorman on Wednesday became a sudden star at age 22 at President Joe Biden's inauguration as she recited verse inspired by the Capitol attack, touching on how democracy "can never be permanently defeated.
11 Oct 2020
It was Maya Angelou that said, “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” This quote rings true for me every time I leave home to a different…
4 Apr 2018
Today, the world throws a spotlight on renowned poet, director, actress and activist, Maya Angelou. The author who died in 2014 from an undisclosed illness walked in the path of rare icons. In honour of her 90th posthumous birthday and in recognition of her contribution to the literary world, Google is celebrating her today with…
4 Apr 2018
African-American literary icon Maya Angelou has been honoured by Google with a video doodle on the famous writer's 90th posthumous birthday.
8 Jul 2017
Maya Angelou once said, “You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you”.
30 Jul 2016
You cannot love someone else if you do not love yourself!  Fact: Trying to find someone to love you in order for you to love yourself will ruin you more than it will help you. 

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