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This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets Stamped

This week, a late comedian’s likeness can’t be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.

04/10/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 07:  The Maya Angelou Forever Stamp is seen at the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp Dedicationat at the Warner Theatre on April 7, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

USPS Uses Quote from Another Author on Maya Angelou Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a new limited edition “Forever” stamp honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou.

04/07/2015

Dr. Maya Angelou (Photo Credit: Steve Exum/Getty Images)

U.S. Postal Service to Honor Maya Angelou With Forever Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service says it will honor poet and author Maya Angelou with a Forever Stamp.

02/24/2015

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco

While many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren’t as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.

09/23/2014

Mourners stand in line to enter Wait Chapel for the Maya Angelou Memorial Service at Wake Forest University on June 7, 2014 in Winston Salem, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Poet Maya Angelou Remembered at Memorial Service

First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong and smart black woman, joining other famous admirers and friends in a private memorial service Saturday that was filled with tears, laughter, poetry and gospel singing.

06/07/2014

Dr. Maya Angelou (Photo Credit: Steve Exum/Getty Images)

#Trending In Entertainment: Maya Angelou Dies And Brad Pitt Attacked

This week a beloved author passed, an A-lister was attacked, and two music moguls got $3 billion richer.

05/30/2014

Writer Maya Angelou.(File photo. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

10 Things to Remember About Author Maya Angelou

Ten things to remember about poet and writer Maya Angelou, who died Wednesday at age 86.

05/28/2014

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Excerpts of the Poetry and Prose of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou’s words spanned worlds: From the inner city to the presidential stage, from her painful childhood to a soaring career as a poet, professor and performer.

05/28/2014

Maya Angelou and Oprah Winfrey (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Reactions to the Death of Maya Angelou

Politicians, media figures and fellow artists are paying tribute to Maya Angelou, the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” who died Wednesday at age 86.

05/28/2014

President Barack Obama kisses poet and author Maya Angelou after giving her the 2010 Medal of Freedom at the White House on Feb. 15, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: Maya Angelou ‘Brilliant Writer,’ ‘Fierce Friend’

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the death of poet and author Maya Angelou has dimmed “one of the brightest lights of our time.”

05/28/2014

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