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Oprah Winfrey has said several times throughout the years that she looked to Maya Angelou as a mother. Now that Angelou has passed, it was…

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Legendary scribe Maya Angelou is widely considered one of the greatest writers of our time. But few people know that writing was only one of…


  The sad news of Dr. Maya Angelou’s death has hit the Internet. Her influence has been strong and inspiring throughout people everywhere. Including Hip-Hop.…

  One of the most notorious poets to ever touch pen to paper, Dr. Maya Angelou, passed away last night in a Winston-Salem, North Carolina in a hospital while…


A quote inscribed in stone on the new Martin Luther King memorial will likely be changed after complaints it didn’t accurately reflect the civil rights leader’s words. The King memorial opened in August with the quote: “I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness.” The phrase is modified from a speech King began […]

Music & Entertainment

The First Lady Of The United States Michelle Obama is scheduled to participate in the BET Honors 2012, a highly anticipated show celebrating the outstanding achievements of extraordinary legends in music, literature, entertainment, media, service and education. RELATED: New B.E.T. Hosts! Acclaimed actress Gabrielle Union hosts the show for a fourth year, honoring renowned poet/author […]

Why is Maya Angelou Disappointed With Common? Details inside!!!

Common is quite confident in his latest project, The Dreamer, The Believer, because he’s almost released the entire album one leak at a time. The latest preview is his collaboration with the legendary Maya Angelou, “The Dreamer.” Are Common’s Bulls Dreaming Of A Championship? I’ll go on record to say that I’ve liked everything that […]

Common’s longtime collaborator NO ID   posted the tracklist to his next album The Dreamer, The Believer, in stores December 20th. More than Common…Extraordinary! The album is Common’s ninth and features appearances from Nas, John Legend and Maya Angelou. (spotted Tracklisting 1. The Dreamer Feat. Maya Angelou 2. Ghetto Dreams Feat. Nas 3. Blue Sky […]


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Maya Angelou is the latest prominent Black figure to voice reservations with the newly erected Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington D.C. Angelou, who consulted on the project, has an issue with a quote on the wall by the Tidal Basin of the memorial that reads: “I was a drum major for […]

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American writer, Maya Angelou survived a tough childhood and early adulthood to become a singer, actress, activist, and writer. In 1993, she came to much…