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

    7:00 am PDT 06/04/2014
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    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

    7:32 am PDT 06/02/2014
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    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 PDT 05/29/2014
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    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)

    5:19 pm PDT 05/28/2014
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    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 With Her Hollywood Friends (Photos)

    8:36 am PDT 05/28/2014
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    The poet and author, who died Wednesday at age 86, served as a mentor to Oprah Winfrey and counted Cicely Tyson as a confidant. READ MORE

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

    7:33 am PDT 05/28/2014
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    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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  7. Maya Angelou Dead at 86

    6:35 am PDT 05/28/2014
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    UPDATED: The poet and author was found by her caretaker on Wednesday morning, according to a local report. READ MORE

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  8. Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2014

    10:02 am PST 01/30/2014
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    THR pays tribute to Hollywood figures who died this year READ MORE

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  9. Maya Angelou to Be Presented With Norman Mailer Prize

    12:43 pm PDT 09/26/2013
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    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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