Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou was born April 4, 1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri. As a child, she went without speaking for 6 years. After she testified against he mother’s boyfriend the raped Maya Angelou at 7 years old. When he was beaten to death by a mob . “My 7-and-a-half-year-old logic deduced that my voice had […]

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After meeting on Tuesday afternoon, GOP members collectively agreed not to move forward with their proposed changes.

San Francisco school board president set off a firestorm on social media for his proposal to rename George Washington H.S. He said no school should be named for slave holders.

Nine GOP lawmakers voted against naming a post office after Maya Angelou. These bills usually get unanimous support.


According to a report released by the Black Youth Project at the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, in 2009, 54.4 percent of African-American millennials shared that they’ve personally experienced harassment or violence at the hands of the police or they know someone who has.


President Obama will receive a budget and debt deal from Congress that serves as a financial blueprint for the next two years. The Senate voted…


Between the World and Me, a novel penned by author Ta-Nehisi Coates, has been nominated for a National Book Award.

  The Tom Joyner Morning Show talks to Deputy Postmaster General Ron Stroman about the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp. The First-Day-of-Issue stamp dedication ceremony was April…