MONEY + RACISM

It's Okay To Have Mixed Feelings About the Maya Angelou U.S. Quarter

We have a Black feminist poet on one side and a slave-owning president on the other. Let's unpack this

Allison Wiltz
ZORA
Published in
4 min readJan 13, 2022

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Maya Angelou before a performance at the Village Vanguard in NYC | Photo Credit | Art.com.

As a Black woman, I know I'm supposed to feel overjoyed that Maya Angelou became the first Black woman to be honored on a U.S…

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Allison Wiltz
ZORA
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