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Maya Angelou

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  • Hillary Clinton vs. Sarah Palin: Admired

    by Mark Silva These aren't groundswell numbers, fractions really: But by a mere percentage point, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton edges out former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as "most admired woman'' in the eyes of the American public. It's Clinton...
  • 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' resonates marvelously

     'What Happened, Miss Simone?' resonates marvelously
    "What Happened, Miss Simone?" answers its own question. This impressive and deeply felt documentary starts with that query, asked by Maya Angelou in a 1970 magazine article, and then intimately examines the tumultuous, at times tragic life of the...

    Album review: Common, 'The Dreamer/The Believer'

    Album review: Common, 'The Dreamer/The Believer'
    3 stars (out of 4) Common spent so much of his career proffering earnest tales of self-empowerment and moral struggle that his 2008 album, “Universal Mind Control,” came as a shock to his followers. Brimming with lackluster club-oriented...

    Poetic justice

    A good anthology is like a dartboard in a crowded bar on a Saturday night. Everybody lines up to take their best shot. Everybody wants the chance to squint, aim and let fly. The more august and monumental and definitive-seeming the anthology —...

    Warm feelings for an old refrigerator

    Warm feelings for an old refrigerator
    I have an unfamiliar refrigerator in my familiar kitchen. It's sleek, shiny and smudge-proof. So why am I missing my old one, a clunky, black, last-century model, its drawers and shelves held together with duct tape and Super Glue? The ice maker hadn'...