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Maya Angelou

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Sets Maya Angelou Tribute

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

7 Memorable Maya Angelou Onscreen Appearances (Video)

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."

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

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."

Maya Angelou Dead at 86

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

Maya Angelou to Be Presented With Norman Mailer Prize

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.