Dr. Maya Angelou

Nicki Minaj brought power and #blackgirlmagic to A&E's Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America event when she performed a reading of the late Maya Angelou's "Still I Rise."

To great fanfare, the U.S. Postal Service unveiled a new limited edition “Forever” stamp to honor the late poet, author, and civil rights activist Maya…

On Dr. Maya Angelou’s 70th birthday, she said that tried to live her life so much so that she didn’t have a catcher’s mitt on…

The world will say goodbye to one of the most influential women alive on Saturday. Dr. Maya Angelou’s memorial service will be held live this Saturday via Wake Forest University. The campus will stream her service live for all to see and pay their respects to the beloved poet. The funeral will start at 10 […]

You loved her words, her poems made you smile and reflect on life, Dr. Maya Angelou was truly a “Phenomenal Woman.” The 86-year-old died peacefully at home in Winston-Salem, NC on Wednesday, May 28. We here at Old School learned many things about this truly magnificent educator, friend, sister, poet, and more. Here are some […]

Among all people remembering Dr. Maya Angelou on today, Oprah Winfrey has been added to that list. The TV host was very close to the Poet, calling her a “mother/sister.” As she mourns the death of Angelou, Winfrey wrote via Instagram: “I’ve been blessed to have Maya Angelou as my mentor, mother/sister, and friend since […]