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The Maya Angelou quarter

The poet Maya Angelou is the first Black woman to be featured on a U.S. quarter

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — A new quarter featuring legendary poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou and other trailblazing American women has officially started shipping to banks on Monday, the U.S. Mint announced. Angelou is the first Black woman to appear on the quarter. The Maya Angelou design is the first quarter in the “American… Read More