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Karrine Steffans On Oprah Winfrey’s Childhood: “She Was A Hoe”

Karrine Steffans spoke on Oprah Winfrey's childhood rape to demonstrate that a woman's sexual trauma doesn't have to hinder her future.

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Nicki Minaj Recites Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise” Passage During Concert

The Queens native made an appearance on A&E's "Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America," where she recited the award-winning literary…

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It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye: Celebrity Deaths of 2014

2014 was a heart breaking year as celebrity deaths plagued the year. We said goodbye to some of our favorite celebrities…

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Vixen Boombox: Maya Angelou ‘Harlem Hopscotch’

Iconic American writer, poet, actor, dancer, director, composer and lecturer Dr. Maya Angelou is set to release a unique album blending her lyrics with modern…

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Premiere: Maya Angelou ‘Harlem Hopscotch’

Iconic American writer, poet, actor, dancer, director, composer and lecturer Dr. Maya Angelou is set to release a unique album blending her lyrics with modern…

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#WCW: 15 Inspirational Women We Admire

It may be customary to have just one woman crush per Wednesday, but we just can’t help it. These women have showed us how…

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Watch: Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton & Michelle Obama Speak At Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service

Dr. Maya Angelou’s life was celebrated today (Jun. 7) as her friends and family gathered for a memorial service in honor of the world-renowned poet…

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Live Stream: Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service

The memorial service honoring the late, great poet, orator and overall inspiration Maya Angelou is streaming live today (June 7).

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Must Watch: Dave Chappelle And Maya Angelou Exchange Words Of Wisdom In ‘Iconoclasts’

Since Maya Angelou’s passing last week, there has been an outpouring of affection from family, peers and admirers of the reknowned author and poet the…

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Maya Angelou’s Funeral Has Been Scheduled

Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou will finally be laid to rest. According to the Associated Press her memorial service will be held Saturday, June…

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Week In Tweets: Q-Tip Remembers Maya Angelou, Rick Ross Salutes The Troops

This week, Q-Tip remembered legendary poet, author, and humanitarian Maya Angelou, who passed away on Wednesday (May 28) at the age of 86. In other…

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Lessons Learned From Maya Angelou

Most women would agree that Maya Angelou influenced a large bulk of their lives. The lessons learned from her books, poems and speeches…

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On Maya Angelou: The Quietude In Criticism

Even after 40 years, hip-hop is still an adolescent in American culture.

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What Would Maya Do? (By J. Ivy)

Renowned poet and author J. Ivy reflects on the life lessons of lyrical legend Maya Angelou Today the world took a deep breath, paused, and…
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