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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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White House - Full Recap
02:51 — Watch the full recap of Roots at the White House.
Roots Extended Sneak Peek
05:02 — A sneak peek at the upcoming event series Roots, premiering Memorial Day at 9/8c.
Roots' Legacy
02:00 — The cast and crew reveal their inspiration for taking part in this reimagining of the classic miniseries.
Meet the Cast: Sedale Threatt, Jr. as Young Tom
Sedale Threatt, Jr. describes the research he put into the role of Young Tom, a fourth-generation descendent of Kunta Kinte, in this web exclusive.

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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