Maya Angelou News
The Best Quotes From Beyonce's Favorite Book
Beyonce may be busy preparing for her upcoming world tour, but she also has time to read books. In fact, in a rare interview with Garage magazine , Queen Bey gave advice on the one book her fans should be reading. "I would love for my younger fans to read 'What Will It Take to Make a Woman
Several House Republicans Vote Against Naming Post Office After Maya Angelou
Nine House Republicans voted against naming a North Carolina post office after poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou Tuesday afternoon, the latest example of the polarization surrounding even the most mundane proceedings on Capitol Hill , particularly around issues of race. The vote was
Bo Jackson, Brian Bosworth meet again — 27 years later
"Hey, old man, what's up?" These are the words that burst out of Brian Bosworth's mouth the moment Bo Jackson appears in a doorway of a small office inside The Hotel at Auburn University. As soon as a smiling Bosworth can extricate himself from behind a cramped conference table, Bo and the Boz
Why Lindsay Lohan Is Fighting With Jennifer Lawrence
It all started with a casual remark Jennifer Lawrence made Monday night on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert ." Talking about how she works herself into exhaustion, Lawrence told host Stephen Colbert: "I'm a puker. I don't stop working because I am a show pony. I don't have a choice. So I just
Op-Ed: Fulbright Program Connects the US and the World, One Person at a Time
As an individual, one of the best ways to improve your situation in life is through education. Likewise, one of the best ways to improve a nation is to make sure as many of its citizens as possible have access to the best educational opportunities possible. And as the economy becomes ever more
Steve Soboroff's famous typewriter collection has many stories to tell
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Steve Soboroff still becomes awestruck when he thinks about how he got here. As he stands in a museum surrounded by 33 typewriters that were owned by some of the world's most famous (John Lennon and Ernest Hemingway) and infamous ("Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski and "Dr. Death"
Rachel Dolezal's Parents React to Daughter's Race Identity Comments
Parents of the embattled former Spokane, Washington, NAACP chapter president respond to questions about her upbringing.
Head of NAACP Chapter in Spokane Questioned About Her Race
Rachel Dolezal under fire after her biological parents reportedly said she is white.
Ali Wentworth Tackles Self-Improvement Quest in New Book 'Happily Ali After'
Ali Wentworth, the actress, comedian and New York Times bestselling author of "Ali in Wonderland," is back with "Happily Ali After," a new book of comic vignettes that explore her "pre-midlife crisis" as she set out on her self-improvement quest. Channeling her inner Oprah , the hilarious wife of
Book Excerpt: 'My Journey with Maya' by Tavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley joins the "This Week" roundtable Sunday. Excerpted from the book MY JOURNEY WITH MAYA by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz. Copyright (c) 2015 by Tavis Smiley. Reprinted with permission of Little, Brown and Company Prologue Maya Angelou and I shared a friendship that I count as one of the