Maya Angelou To Be First Black Woman On Quarter


Maya Angelou is the first Black woman to ever appear on a U.S. quarter.The U.S. Mint announced Monday that the new quarter featuring the legendary poet and activist went into circulation Monday.It's a part of the American Women Quarters Program, which will include coins that feature prominent women in U.S. history.Other quarters in the series will start being rolled out later this year, and the program will continue putting coins into circulation through 2025.


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