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  1. John Singleton on Maya Angelou: 'She Was the First Renaissance Person I Ever Met'

    7:00 am 6/4/2014

    Singleton recalls directing the late poet/author in 1993's "Poetic Justice" and reveals the impact she had on his life.Read more

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  2. Maya Angelou Memorial Service Set for Saturday

    7:31 am 6/2/2014

    The poet and author died last week at age 86.Read more

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  3. Oprah Winfrey's OWN Sets Maya Angelou Tribute

    3:22 pm 5/29/2014

    Five hours of programming will air Sunday, June 1 on the cable network.Read more

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  4. 7 Memorable Maya Angelou Onscreen Appearances (Video)

    12:36 pm 5/28/2014

    THR recounts the author's film/TV moments, from her moving monologue in "The Richard Pryor Special?" to her poetry at Bill Clinton's inauguration and in "Madea's Family Reunion."Read more

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  5. Maya Angelou Dead: Oprah, Obama, Beyonce Among Those Paying Tribute

    7:19 am 5/28/2014

    UPDATED: Mary J. Blige and J.K. Rowling shared quotes from the author, while Darius Rucker and America Ferrera posted their reflections: "Heaven has another wonderful angel."Read more

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  6. Maya Angelou Dead at 86

    6:35 am 5/28/2014

    UPDATED: The poet and author was found by her caretaker on Wednesday morning, according to a local report.Read more

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  7. Maya Angelou to Be Presented With Norman Mailer Prize

    12:28 pm 9/26/2013

    Author Junot Diaz will also be honored with an award at the Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony's fifth annual benefit gala Oct. 17.Read more

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