A new quarter featuring legendary poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou and other trailblazing American women officially started shipping to banks on Monday, the U.S. Mint announced. Angelou is ...
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Maya Angelou is the first Black woman to be featured on the U.S. quarter. She is the first woman to kick off the American Woman Quarters Program, an initiative that has a lot of Democratic ...
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but is now the first Asian American to be on U.S. currency. The program will continue through 2025, showcasing five different women each year. Quarters featuring poet Maya Angelou, astronaut ...
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But it's also a time to remember the people we lost, and in 2014, the world said goodbye to many incredible women. Here are some of them: Maya Angelou ... that moved us, Angelou was also an ...
With quarters bearing her face and manicured hand set to start shipping Monday, per the U.S. Mint, Wong will be ... The other icons chosen include writer Maya Angelou; Dr. Sally Ride, an educator ...
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The United States Mint is circulating quarters featuring the image of Anna May Wong. But for longtime voice actor and Vallejoan Dennis Yen, her influence is worth much more than 25 cents.
The actor Anna May Wong will be the first Asian American featured on the US quarter ... The women honoured by the US Mint in addition to Wong include the poet and writer Maya Angelou, the ...
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If you fish in your pocket or purse for a U.S. quarter today, there’s a chance you’ll see Wilma Mankiller’s face. She was the Cherokee Nation’s first female principal chief, and she inspired ...
Writer and poet Maya Angelou and Dorothy I. Height, founding matriarch of the U.S. civil rights movement, were some of the notable African American women to wear Beane’s fashions. The outlet ...
Google Doodle commemorated the life of poet and author Maya Angelou on Wednesday with a homepage sketch on what would have been her 90th birthday. Angelou shot to stardom after her 1969 memoirs ...
Nina Otero-Warren was the first Hispanic woman to run for US Congress. Otero-Warren fought for women's voting rights ... were released on March 22, 2022. Maya Angelou rose to prominence as a ...