Maya Angelou is dead at 86. These pictures pay tribute to the legendary poet, author and activist.


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Maya Angelou, the beloved poet and activist, died at the age of 86. Here is what you need to know.

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Dorothy Irene Height was crucial to the civil rights movement. Celebrate her life on the 102nd anniversary of her birth.

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Civil Rights leader Dorothy Irene Height is honored with a Google Doodle today to commemorate what would have been her 102nd birthday.

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Jackson, Mississippi, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died suddenly at age 66. See pictures of the civil rights lawyer’s brief time in office.

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A Christian-themed Gatlinburg, Tennessee theatre doesn’t want gays in its musicals.

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Thousands upon thousands descended on the nation’s capital to celebrate Dr. King’s beautiful dream.

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Posted to Russell Simmons “All Def Digital” Youtube Channel, a video about Harriet Tubman blackmailing a slave owner with a sex tape has sparked outrage.

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Stephen Dick, owner of Nite Moves, has retained the services of free-speech powerhouse Robert Corn-Revere.

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The famous Jackie Robinson statue outside of MCU Park on Coney Island has been vandalized. Spray painted swastikas and racial slurs cover the monument of the baseball Hall of Fame inductee.

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The spokesperson for Mountain Dew, was dropped over an offensive rap verse in which he compared a civil rights icon to rough sex.

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The former NAACP executive secretary was 83 years old.

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