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Maya Angelou

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  • Commentary: When a person's words become someone else's

    "When the legend becomes fact, print the legend."
  • Thumbs Up For Carolyn Kuan, Hartford Symphony

    Thumbs up to Hartford Symphony for signing Carolyn Kuan for six more years as music director. And thumbs up to Maestra Kuan for her commitment to Greater Hartford. Symphony board president James Remis is right about her "tireless creative energy." The...

    Steinem, Cannon among readers at poetry benefit

    Gloria Steinem, Nick Cannon and Holly Hunter were among the readers. Allen Ginsberg, Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou were among the poets they read. The 13th annual "Poetry & and the Creative Mind" benefit was held Wednesday night at Alice Tully Hall in...

    Tavis Smiley remembers his friend Maya Angelou

    Tavis Smiley remembers his friend Maya Angelou
    In 1993, Tavis Smiley was an ambitious yet unworldly former aide to Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley. Maya Angelou was, among other things, a bestselling author and groundbreaking poet who had recently become the first African American and first woman to...

    Levi Watkins, pioneer in cardiac surgery, dies

    Levi Watkins, pioneer in cardiac surgery, dies
    Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., a noted Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeon, behind-the-scenes political figure and civil rights activist who broke many racial barriers, died Friday from a massive heart attack and stroke, relatives said Saturday. The 70-year-old Dr....