Maya Angelou is the first African-American woman to appear on US coins.

Maya Angelou is the first African-American woman to appear on US coins.

The United States Mint has started distributing quarters with the image of Maya Angelou, so the poet and activist has become the first African-American woman to appear on US currency. “Every time we redesign our currency, we have the opportunity to say something about our country, what we value and how we have progressed as … Read more