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Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

NEW YORK - Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods...famous. But it won't be for singing."After renaming herself Maya Angelou for the stage ("Maya" was a childhood nickname), she toured in...
Social Media reaction to the death of Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou's Christmas party philosophy: 'Celebrate!'

...Calif. - Thinking back over her memories of Christmas, Maya Angelou recalls the aroma in her family's store in Stamps...the Hallmark Channel's "Celebrate! Christmas with Maya Angelou," replete with not only good food, but also music...
Across South Carolina

Maya Angelou shows support for Clinton COLUMBIA --- Poet Maya Angelou says in a new radio ad airing in South Carolina that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is a strong woman who is committed to equal treatment for all children...
My oh my, Maya

We'll stop short of calling African-American poet Maya Angelou a national treasure. While her poetry does speak to millions of Americans...such as, "I like you just for being you ..." Say it ain't so, Maya Angelou.
Opinion columns
'Un-American' to criticize poet

I was shocked to read your Feb. 1 editorial on Maya Angelou, "My oh my, Maya." You condemned this fine human for merely signing a contract - she hasn't even published her first card...
Opinion columns
Kirby: With every Christmas, a fuller attic

...6. Joan Rivers; 7. Philip Seymour Hoffman; 8. Maya Angelou; 9. Iggy Azalea; 10. Ray RiceTOP 10 NEWS AND EVENTS...3. Joan Rivers; 4. Philip Seymour Hoffman; 5. Maya Angelou; 6. Iggy Azalea; 7. Ray Rice; 8. Kim Kardashian...
What would Jesus do? Not this!

...Topeka, Kan. The family once protested a theatrical production of Frosty the Snowman. Their vitriol so sickened poet Maya Angelou that she once canceled an appearance near Topeka. Meanwhile, back at the office, Phelps and Co. found bizarre succor...
Rants & Raves

...Washington, D.C. They need to be fired ? all of them. KUDOS FOR RICK MCKEE and his wonderful cartoon, the tribute to Maya Angelou. It should get an award. That is his best-ever tribute. I HOPE MAYOR DEKE Copenhaver will think twice before converting...
President quietly turns to faith for strength

...written for him and sent to his BlackBerry, weaving together Scripture with reflections from literary figures such as Maya Angelou and C.S. Lewis."I've certainly seen the president's faith grow in his time in office," said Joshua DuBois...