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Maya Angelou EBONY Collection

Maya Angelou Dies

Iconic poet, educator, and activist Maya Angelou dies at 86.  Maya Angelou, the renowned poet,…

Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka Passes

Amiri Baraka, the longtime activist and former poet laureate of New Jersey died today, officials…

Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey Named 19th U.S. Poet Laureate

The Library of Congress is to announce Thursday that the next poet laureate is Natasha…