- State extends deadline for North Carolina Awards nominations Updated: May-03-15 6:13 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The deadline to submit nominations for the highest civilian honor bestowed by the state of North Carolina has been extended.
- Steinem, Cannon among readers at poetry benefit Updated: Apr-16-15 1:29 am
NEW YORK - Gloria Steinem, Nick Cannon and Holly Hunter were among the readers. Allen Ginsberg, Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou were among the poets they read.
- Diversity lives - for books likely to be censored Updated: Apr-13-15 12:16 am
NEW YORK - It turns out at least one part of publishing has a diverse slate of authors: The books most likely to be pulled from school and library shelves.
- Angelou, the girl from Stamps, gets her own stamp Updated: Apr-12-15 11:17 pm
STAMPS, Arkansas - Not even a year after her death, a beloved writer from this small Southwest Arkansas town has been honored with her own U.S. Postal Service stamp.
- Quote on Angelou stamp apparently came from another author Updated: Apr-07-15 4:08 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service issued a new limited edition "Forever" stamp Tuesday, honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou, but it carries a quote that apparently originated elsewhere.