Oprah Caught in Blackout During Maya Angelou Stamp Unveiling

She might be among the world’s most powerful women, but Oprah Winfrey couldn’t stop the power outage in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

Maya Angelou Memorial Stamp Features Quote from a Different Author

A stamp commemorating author and poet Maya Angelou was unveiled Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C. And while the ceremony featured addresses by Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, a matter not addressed at the ceremony was the apparent misattribution of the quote on the Forever stamp.

Next to a photo of Angelou reads the text, “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.”

Postal Service Announces Maya Angelou Forever Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it would be issuing a new stamp commemorating poet Maya Angelou, who died last spring.

Maya Angelou Honored by Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton and More at Memorial Service

Family, friends and famous admirers including first lady Michelle Obama, former president Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey gathered Saturday in North Carolina and paid tribute to poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou.

Maya Angelou Memorial Service Set for Saturday

A memorial service will be held at Wake Forest University for poet and author Maya Angelou, who died last week.

Wake Forest says Angelou’s family is holding a private service Saturday at the university’s Wait Chapel.

Robin Roberts Mourns 'True Renaissance Woman' Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou is remembered as a giant of literature and a champion of civil rights. But Robin Roberts also cherishes the quieter, more personal moments she shared with her friend.

“Oh boy, it’s still hard for me right now to talk about it,” the Good Morning America anchor, 53, told PEOPLE Wednesday of Angelou’s passing at age 86.

Cooking From the Heart: Maya Angelou's Buttermilk Biscuits

Since her death on Wednesday at age 86, Maya Angelou has been hailed as a award-winning poet, best-selling author and fearless civil-rights activist. It should surprise no one, therefore, that this Renaissance woman was also a welcoming host who put her passion for feeding people into two cookbooks.

From ESSENCE.com: Maya Angelou on the Difference Between Acquaintances and Friends

American icon Maya Angelou has passed away at 86. The following is an interview between the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and ESSENCE former editor-in-chief Marcia Ann Gillespie in 2011.

Maya Angelou: Some of Her Most Notable Works

Beloved author and activist Maya Angelou, who died on Wednesday at the age of 86, wrote six autobiographies, three books of essays and several collections of poetry.

These five works are among her most notable:

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Written in 1969, Angelou’s award-winning memoir describes her encounters with racism and relives her experience of being raped when she was 8 years old.

Barack Obama, Bill Clinton Honor Maya Angelou After Her Death

Maya Angelou is getting a presidential farewell as the nation’s top leaders honor the beloved poet.

The award-winning writer and activist died Wednesday. She was 86.

President Barack Obama, who awarded Angelou the Medal of Freedom in 2011, noted her many accomplishments and how she inspired his family.