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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 attends the memorial celebration for Odetta at Riverside Church on February 24, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by 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

Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Famed Poet, Civil Rights Activist Maya Angelou Dead At 86

Award-winning author and famed poet Dr. Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.

05/28/2014

"I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness" to be removed from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Process to Begin to Remove ‘Drum Major’ Quote From MLK Jr. Memorial

The National Park Service is set to begin preparation to remove the controversial “Drum Major” inscription from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in D.C.

07/20/2013

File photo of Maya Angelou. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Maya Angelou to Visit Smithsonian Friday

Poet Maya Angelou is visiting the Smithsonian Institution to sit down with the director of the National Museum of African Art for a discussion.

02/01/2013

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