Maya Angelou Forever Stamp Not Without Controversy

April 7, 2015 11:55 PM

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The U.S. Postal Service honored poet, civil rights activist, and author Maya Angelou with a commemorative Forever Stamp on Tuesday at Warner Theater in Washington D.C. Angelou died last May at age 86.

The audience was not spared from the widespread power outage that plagued the District. In dramatic fashion, the lights cut out abruptly during Oprah Winfrey's tribute to the late poet.

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