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Pioneering actress Cicely Tyson dies at 96, Amanda Gorman's books score printing of 1M copies

Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the latest stories on today's News on the Move.

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ADAM SHAPIRO: News on the Move pays respects to the artist Cicely Tyson, who died at the age of 96. Tyson smashed racial stereotypes, playing strong black women in movies, on TV, and in live theater. That earned her several Emmy and Tony Awards, as well as an honorary Oscar.

National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman so impressed Americans during the inauguration that her publisher is printing one million copies each of her three soon-to-be-released books. Demand for Gorman's work is so strong that her publisher is moving the release date of one of those books, which is Gorman's inauguration poem, from April to mid-March.

21-year-old Ella Emhoff, Vice President Kamala Harris's step-daughter, just signed a big deal with IMG, which is one of the world's most prestigious modeling agencies. Emhoff is a student at the Parsons School of Design here in New York City. By the way, IMG also represents Amanda Gorman.