Legendary poet Maya Angelou becomes the first black woman to appear on the US quarter

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  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and author (1928-2014)

CNN reports that on January 10, a new U.S. quarter featuring the late Maya Angelou went into circulation. The US Mint's decision to feature Angelou on the coin makes the legendary poet the first Black woman to appear on the quarter.

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