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Birth Name: Marguerite Ann Johnson

Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Birthday: April 4, 1928, Aries

Died: May 28, 2014

Profession: Author, Poet, Professor, Actor, Dancer, Director

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Oprah, The First Lady Pay Tribute to Maya Angelou at Memorial Service

The life of Maya Angelou was celebrated on Saturday morning, as various friends and family paid tribute to the poet, author and civil rights activist at her memorial service in North Carolina. The service took place at Wake Forest University, where A… Read more

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Behind the Scenes: They Didn’t Come From Chains
02:29 — Take a look behind the scenes of the making of Roots with members of its cast and creative team, and tune in for the premiere this Memorial Day on HIS (more…)
A New Vision for a New Generation
02:03 — Why is the story of Roots still worth exploring? Levar Burton, Anika Noni Rose, Laurence Fishburn, and other members of the cast and creative team dis (more…)
Roots Empowerment Trailer
01:32 — Check out this trailer for HISTORY's "Roots," starring Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Paquin, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker, and Ma (more…)

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Sat May 7 5:00pm
Madea's Family Reunion BET

Tyler Perry directed and stars in this adaptation of his hit play, which chronicles the adventures of a gun-toting Southern matriarch who takes in a troubled foster child while trying to plan a family reunion.

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Sun May 8 1:30pm
Madea's Family Reunion BET

Tyler Perry directed and stars in this adaptation of his hit play, which chronicles the adventures of a gun-toting Southern matriarch who takes in a troubled foster child while trying to plan a family reunion.

I’ll Watch1132 Watching

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OWN to Air Maya Angelou's Memorial Service

OWN will simulcast Maya Angelou's memorial service on Saturday, the network announced Friday. The me…

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OWN to Air Tribute to Maya Angelou

OWN will air five hours of programming dedicated to Maya Angelou on Sunday, the network announced Th…

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Maya Angelou Dies at 86

Renowned writer and actress Maya Angelou has died, according to CNN. She was 86. Angelou died at her…

Kenan Thompson
Kenan Thompson Blames SNL's Diversity Issue on Lack of Talented Black Comediennes

When Saturday Night Live announced this season's six new cast members, many were shocked to see that…

Oprah Winfrey
6 Things to Expect From Oprah's Final Episodes

Fans won't have to say goodbye to The Oprah Winfrey Show until next week's May 25 finale, but it was…

Anna Torv
Matt's Weekend Picks: March 25-27

Fringe (Friday, 9/8c, Fox)This entire season has been a tour de force for Anna Torv. Doing double du…

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  • Birth Name: Marguerite Ann Johnson
  • Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Birthday: April 4, 1928, Aries
  • Died: May 28, 2014
  • Profession: Author, Poet, Professor, Actor, Dancer, Director