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The Legacy of Maya Angelou at the Schomburg Center

Friday, October 29, 2010

Poets Maya Angelou and Amiri Baraka and professor Farah Griffin of Columbia weigh in on Dr. Angelou's legacy of documents.

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The Acquisition of a Lifetime: Maya Angelou's Archives Go to Harlem's Schomburg Center

Friday, October 29, 2010

The New York Public Library officially announced the acquisition of the archives on Friday, which include handwritten notes for Angelou's autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."

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Poetry Festival Takes Root In Newark

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Twenty thousand poets and poetry lovers are gathering in Newark’s burgeoning arts district this weekend for the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.  Held once every two years, the festival is the largest poetry event in North America.

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