The United States Mint series will feature prominent women from U.S. history on the coin over the next four years.
The coin depicting the celebrated poet is the first in a series honoring famous American women that will run through 2025.
"Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are." — Joyce Giraud
One of the most celebrated writers in U.S. history would have been 90 today.
Bryan Stevenson's Equal Justice Initiative partnered with the Brooklyn Museum on a new exhibit that confronts 'racial terror in America,' from slavery through mass incarceration.
Responding to comments Nastase made about Williams' unborn child, the tennis player quoted Maya Angelou.
From Gloria Steinem to Oprah Winfrey to Beyoncé and beyond, progress toward women's equality has come in waves.
"God loaned her His voice. She had the voice of God, and He decided he wanted it back for awhile," Clinton said
"Miss Angelou's book is more than a tour de force of language or the story of childhood suffering," Robert A. Gross wrote a 1970 Newsweek review of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"
She wrote for presidents, was interviewed by Oprah, was spoofed by Saturday Night Live, and mentioned by rappers