<p>Maya Angelou, Rest in Peace</p>

<p>Pulitzer-prize winning author and poet Maya Angelou passed at 86 years young. Here's a celebratory look back at the brilliant life she lived.</p>

VIDEO: Maya Angelou, Heart of a Champion

Earlier this year, the iconic poet and civil rights activist spoke to ESSENCE about race relations and the need for… Read More

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From TIME.com: 10 Questions With Maya Angelou