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Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

A literary voice revered globally for her poetic command and her commitment to civil rights has fallen silent.<p>Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, said her literary agent, Helen Brann. Angelou had been "frail" and suffering from heart problems, the agent …

Maya Angelou Dead at 86

Maya Angelou, the acclaimed poet, author and civil rights icon who wrote lyrically of her childhood in the Jim Crow south, died Wednesday morning. …

Maya Angelou - celebrated US author and poet - dies aged 86

Angelou, who was also prominent in the civil rights movement, died at home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina<p>Obituary<p>Maya Angelou's best quotes<p>Book extract: my terrible, wonderful mother<p>Maya Angelou, the American poet and author, died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Wednesday. She was …

Maya Angelou, poet and novelist, dies at 86

Chuck Todd reports on the death of Maya Angelou, award-winning author and American icon, at age 86.

Maya Angelou, poet and civil rights advocate, dies at 86

Poet, memoirist and performer<p>Maya Angelouhas died at age 86, Wake Forest University announced Wednesday. The multi-talented artist was also a celebrated civil rights advocate and pioneer.<p>As a poet, Angelou was best known for reading at President Clinton's inauguration in 1993. She was the first …

Black History

RT @sesamestreet: We're saddened by the passing of our friend Maya Angelou. Thank you for all you've done, and for all the hugs. http://t.co/kmLCN59Uef

Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling: An Explainer

Tuesday’s ruling by the Supreme Court on the use of race as a criteria in colleges’ and universities’ admissions policies is the latest blow to affirmative action programs.<p>What happened?<p>In a 6-2 ruling – Justice Elena Kagan did not participate – the court essentially found that the U.S. …

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2 Texas transgender women dead within a week of each other<p>Man threatens to report Spanish-speaking women<p>Duo comes up with vision to address discarded …

New Jersey

Covering Dark Money's Tennessee Takeover

With Republicans in control of the state legislature and governor's office, Tennessee has become an easy target for out-of-state dark money groups …

Best Editing Tip Ever #2 – Mobi Files!

I discovered a great editing tool when a cover artist made a mobi file of my debut novel, <b>Mark of the Loon</b>. I sent the Word doc file. She converted …

Writing

Save $$ With A Manuscript Proof Checklist

Does your proofreader charge by the hour? If the answer is yes, you may be able to reduce your bill by taking steps to find and repair basic …

Tutorials

Where to find a book editor, who to trust, and how much to pay for book editing and proofreading

<i>Edit – this is a very old article. A newer one comparing editing prices is “how much does editing cost and are you being ripped off?” Also, I had</i> …

Writing

Self-Published Authors: How To Choose An Editor

<i>I invited self-published author and professional editor Tammy Salyer to explain the nuances of editors and proofreaders, and what indie authors</i> …

Writing

Proofreading Secrets

<b>10 Risks You Run if You Don’t Proofread Your Manuscript</b><p>By Kathy Ide<p>Have you seen the plaques and T-shirts that say this?:<p>Let’s Eat Grandma.<p>Let’s Eat, …