Remembering Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou and actor Billy  Crystal share a moment after signing an exhibit entitled "Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves" at the Museum of Tolerance on February 10, 2003 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou, Billy Crystal Dr. Maya Angelou and actor Billy Crystal share a moment after signing an exhibit entitled "Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves" at the Museum of Tolerance on February 10, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Poet and activist Maya Angelou addresses the Democratic National Convention 27 July, 2004, in Boston, Mass. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)
Poet and activist Maya Angelou addresses Poet and activist Maya Angelou addresses the Democratic National Convention 27 July, 2004, in Boston, Mass. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)
President Bill Clinton(R) congratulates poet/writer Maya Angelou(L) after presnting her with the National Medal of Arts during ceremonies 20 December, 2000 at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. (credit: Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images)
President Bill Clinton, Maya Angelou President Bill Clinton(R) congratulates poet/writer Maya Angelou(L) after presnting her with the National Medal of Arts during ceremonies 20 December, 2000 at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. (credit: Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images)
Nick Ashford, Dr.Maya Angelou, and Valerie Simpson attend  The Women In Film and Hallmark Channel Reception honoring Dr. Maya Angelou, November 15, 2005 at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , Los Angeles. (credit: Katy Winn/Getty Images)
Nick Ashford, Maya Angelou, Valerie Simpson Nick Ashford, Dr.Maya Angelou, and Valerie Simpson attend The Women In Film and Hallmark Channel Reception honoring Dr. Maya Angelou, November 15, 2005 at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , Los Angeles. (credit: Katy Winn/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou speaks during the funeral services for Coretta Scott King at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church February 7, 2006 in Lithonia, Georgia. (Photo by Jason Reed-Pool/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou, George W. Bush, Laura Bush Maya Angelou speaks during the funeral services for Coretta Scott King at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church February 7, 2006 in Lithonia, Georgia. (Photo by Jason Reed-Pool/Getty Images)
Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a conversation with Dr Maya Angelou before an audience at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC during a campaign stop on April 18, 2008. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou, Hillary Rodham Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a conversation with Dr Maya Angelou before an audience at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC during a campaign stop on April 18, 2008. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a conversation with Dr Maya Angelou before an audience at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC during a campaign stop on April 18, 2008. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou, Hillary Rodham Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a conversation with Dr Maya Angelou before an audience at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC during a campaign stop on April 18, 2008. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou signs copies of "Maya Angelou: Letter to My Daughter" at Barnes & Noble in Union Square on October 30, 2008 in New York City.  (Photo by Gabriela Maj/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou Signs Copies Of "Maya Angelou: Letter To My Daughter" Maya Angelou signs copies of "Maya Angelou: Letter to My Daughter" at Barnes & Noble in Union Square on October 30, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Gabriela Maj/Getty Images)
US poet Maya Angelou reads a poem during a ceremony to present South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu of Cape Town the William J. Fulbright Prize for International Understanding on November 21, 2008 at the State Department in Washington.  (credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou US poet Maya Angelou reads a poem during a ceremony to present South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu of Cape Town the William J. Fulbright Prize for International Understanding on November 21, 2008 at the State Department in Washington. (credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)
Honoree/Dr. Maya Angelou and Former U.S. President Bill Clinton  onstage at the The 2009 Women of the Year hosted by Glamour Magazine at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour Magazine)
Glamour Magazine Honors The 2009 Women of the Year - Inside Honoree/Dr. Maya Angelou and Former U.S. President Bill Clinton onstage at the The 2009 Women of the Year hosted by Glamour Magazine at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour Magazine)
Musician Common and poet Dr. Maya Angelou attend Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd birthday party with friends and family at Angelou's home on May 20, 2010 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (Photo by Steve Exum/Getty Images)
Garden Party Celebration For Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd Birthday Musician Common and poet Dr. Maya Angelou attend Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd birthday party with friends and family at Angelou's home on May 20, 2010 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (Photo by Steve Exum/Getty Images)
Garden Party Celebration For Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd Birthday
Garden Party Celebration For Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd Birthday
Poet Dr. Maya Angelou and Naomi Judd attend Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd birthday party with friends and family at Angelou's home on May 20, 2010 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (Photo by Steve Exum/Getty Images)
Garden Party Celebration For Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd Birthday Poet Dr. Maya Angelou and Naomi Judd attend Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd birthday party with friends and family at Angelou's home on May 20, 2010 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (Photo by Steve Exum/Getty Images)
Garden Party Celebration For Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd Birthday
Garden Party Celebration For Dr. Maya Angelou's 82nd Birthday
Dr. Maya Angelou attends her 82nd birthday at a party with friends and family at her home on May 20, 2010 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (Photo by Steve Exum/Getty Images)
American autobiographer and poet Dr. Maya Angelou visits The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to announce the acquisition of documents from her 40-year career on October 29, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou Visits The Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 29: American autobiographer and poet Dr. Maya Angelou visits The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to announce the acquisition of documents from her 40-year career on October 29, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
American autobiographer and poet Dr. Maya Angelou visits The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to announce the acquisition of documents from her 40-year career on October 29, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama applauds Dr. Maya Angelou, a prominent and celebrated author, poet, educator, producer, actress, filmmaker, and civil rights activist after presenting to her the 2010 Medal of Freedom on Feburary 15, 2011 at the White House in Washington, DC. (credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)
resident Barack Obama (R) applauds D President Barack Obama applauds Dr. Maya Angelou, a prominent and celebrated author, poet, educator, producer, actress, filmmaker, and civil rights activist after presenting to her the 2010 Medal of Freedom on Feburary 15, 2011 at the White House in Washington, DC. (credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou attends Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular at the United Center on May 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
Maya Angelou Maya Angelou attends Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular at the United Center on May 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou speak during the BET Honors 2012 at the Warner Theatre on January 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
Michelle Obama, Maya Angelou Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou speak during the BET Honors 2012 at the Warner Theatre on January 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
Tony Bennett and Maya Angelou attend The Norman Mailer Center Fifth Annual Benefit Gala at The New York Public Library at The New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)
Tony Bennett, Maya Angelou Tony Bennett and Maya Angelou attend The Norman Mailer Center Fifth Annual Benefit Gala at The New York Public Library at The New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)
Maya Angelou and Robert Loomis appear onstage at the Norman Mailer Center's Fifth Annual Benefit Gala sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels at the New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)
Maya Angelou Maya Angelou and Robert Loomis appear onstage at the Norman Mailer Center's Fifth Annual Benefit Gala sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels at the New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)
Robert Loomis and Maya Angelou attend the Norman Mailer Center's Fifth Annual Benefit Gala sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels at the New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)
Maya Angelou Robert Loomis and Maya Angelou attend the Norman Mailer Center's Fifth Annual Benefit Gala sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels at the New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)
Dr. Maya Angelou and Robert Loomis speak at The Norman Mailer Center Fifth Annual Benefit Gala at The New York Public Library at The New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)
Maya Angelou Dr. Maya Angelou and Robert Loomis speak at The Norman Mailer Center Fifth Annual Benefit Gala at The New York Public Library at The New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)
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