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Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame: Maya Angelou, Writer and Activist

by Jess Ardrey 8/14/2017 12:00 am

By the time Dr. Maya Angelou's words were published in her first book, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," the writer, poet, singer, dancer, filmmaker, actor and activist had already put her whole heart into quite a lot in her 42 years of life.

Maya Angelou's Art Collection is Headed to New York Auction

by Associated Press 9/4/2015 11:38 am

The art collection of celebrated writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is heading to auction this month.

Maya Angelou Dies at 86

by Sandra McGrew 5/28/2014 9:11 am

Poet and author Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina this morning. She was 86.

Poet, Author Maya Angelou Dies at 86

by Associated Press 5/28/2014 9:07 am

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died. She was 86.

Maya Angelou Coming to Fayetteville This Spring

by Lauren James 1/23/2014 8:00 am

We just found out that poet, novelist and Civil Rights activist Maya Angelou is set to speak at the Fayetteville Public Library on April 11 as part of the Roberta Fulbright Distinguished Author Series.

Six Inductees To Join the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame

by Karen Martin 9/6/2011 5:02 am

NBA star Derek Fisher, Jackson 5 patriarch Joseph Jackson, agricultural pioneers Abraham Carpenter Sr. and family, educator Robert L. Williams, child health expert Kathryn Hall-Trujillo and urban radio star Leo "Jocko" Carter are this year's inductees into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame.