Maya Angelou

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  • Birth Name: Marguerite Ann Johnson
  • Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • 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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Roots Season 1
A four-night, eight-hour event series, "Roots" is a historical portrait of one family's journey through American slavery and their will to survive and (more…)
The Talk - Oprah Winfrey Dishes on her "A Wrinkle in Time" Experience
01:14 — Oprah Winfrey dishes on filming "A Wrinkle in Time" and how the project came to be. "Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, and I - we were a hoot every mor (more…)
The Talk - Oprah Winfrey on Leaving a Legacy, Gives Message to the Hosts of 'The Talk'
01:12 — Oprah Winfrey opens up about leaving a legacy, and the impact everyone can have in the world. She says "I wanted to share something with you all that (more…)
Maya Angelou Made Me Want to Write
02:03 — Common opens up about his relationship with the late Maya Angelou, and how she inspired him as a child.

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MoeshaFired Up(Season 5, Episode 2) FUSE

Moesha seizes the moment when an opportunity to interview Maya Angelou (who plays herself) presents itself, and the poet's words of advice spark big changes in Mo's life. Joe Scott: Phil Morris. Kasey: Sydney Bennett. Andrea: Tanya Wright. Niecy: Shar Jack (more…)

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Wed Jun 7 2:00pm
MoeshaFired Up(Season 5, Episode 2) FUSE

Moesha seizes the moment when an opportunity to interview Maya Angelou (who plays herself) presents itself, and the poet's words of advice spark big changes in Mo's life. Joe Scott: Phil Morris. Kasey: Sydney Bennett. Andrea: Tanya Wright. Niecy: Shar Jack (more…)

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Wed Jun 7 4:00pm
Poetic Justice BET

A beautician, whose boyfriend has been killed, escapes her pain by writing poetry. As she travels to a beauty convention, she winds up hitching a ride with an incorrigible postman.

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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…

Maya Angelou
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…

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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…

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

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