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*The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that beloved poet and novelist Maya Angelou will be honored with a Forever Stamp.

“Maya Angelou inspired our nation through a life of advocacy and through her many contributions to the written and spoken word,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. “Her wide-ranging achievements as a playwright, poet, memoirist, educator, and advocate for justice and equality enhanced our culture.”

Details on the image to be used and release date will be announced at a later time, USPS said in a written statement.