Maya Angelou to be Featured on Upcoming US Coins

 The legendary poet will be the first Black woman to have their likeness on U.S. currency.

The likeness of legendary poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou will soon be on your quarters, thanks to a new United States Mint program honoring trailblazing American women.

Angelou’s appearance on quarters in 2022 is part of the American Women Quarters Program, a four-year initiative that “celebrates the accomplishments and contributions made by women to the development and history of our country.