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Maya Angelou becomes the first black woman on U.S. quarter

Maya Angelou becomes the first black woman on U.S. quarter

Editorial Photo Cred: Spatuletail History has been made. The Washington Post is reporting that The U.S. Mint has begun shipping quarters featuring writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou to banks in the United States — making her the first Black woman to be featured on a quarter-dollar.  Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint, Ventris…read more »

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