Dr. Maya Angelou dead at the age of 86

(Indianapolis, Ind) – While she lived, Maya Angelou’s words touched millions and now as she rests her legacy remains, helping shape the lives of many, especially women and women in the public eye. Access Indy’s Cameron Ridle spoke with five notable Indianapolis women who all would call Dr. Angelou a role model. Featuring: Karen Vaughn […]

In remembering renowned author, legendary poet and beloved college professor Maya Angelou Wednesday, President Obama called Angelou one of the “brightest lights of our time.”  He said he and First Lady Michelle Obama were mourning the passing of a “brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman.”  Angelou died Wednesday at her home in Winston-Salem, North […]

We are all reflecting on our favorite Maya Angelou moments after the poet, author and activist passed away early Wednesday morning. She recently revealed to Oprah Winfrey the best advice she has ever given as well received. Take a look.

We lost an icon this morning when author, poet and activist Maya Angelou died under unknown circumstances. Many celebrities have taken to their Twitter and Instagram pages to pay tribute as well as send their prayers and condolences.           

Angelou was due to receive the “Beacon of Life Award” at the 2014 MLB Beacon Award Luncheon on May 30 in Houston. The MLB announced that she had canceled her appearance, citing health reasons. She died in her home in Winston-Salem, according to a report from WXII . From WXII12.com Two independent sources close to Angelou […]