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Maya Angelou

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 hip-hop mus…

#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 to be classy, encouraged us to pursue our <a title="The-Dream's 'Culture' Video is Iphone Footage Of His New Wifey" href="https://www.vibe.com/2014/07/the-dreams-culture-video-is-iphone-footage-of-his-new-wifey/"…

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 and author. Aptly…

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 are timeless and have been…

On Maya Angelou: The Quietude In Criticism

Even after 40 years, hip-hop is still an adolescent in American culture. Our leaders are just approaching middle age and the entire breadth of what we do still is still…

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 smiled at what she left…

Vixen Exclusive: Tika Sumpter Remembers Maya Angelou

Silence echoed all over the world with the passing of Maya Angelou. As the reality of her death sank in, it felt as if we all lost our fairy grandmother because despite…

Remembering Maya Angelou On Film And TV

May 28, 2014 will be remembered as the day an American legend left us. Maya Angelou was a titan of strength and creativity for the entirety of her life, and her passing…

9 Songs That Salute Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou’s influence on the culture goes deeper than rap. Thus, many singers and MCs have cited the literary icon in their songs or used her poems as theme anthems…