Maya Angelou

  • 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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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…

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Jenna and Willie share the celebs they were starstruck interviewing
01:52 — Jenna Bush Hager tells guest co-host Willie Geist that interviewing the legendary poet Maya Angelou was one of the best days of her life, while Willie (more…)
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Maya Angelou: Remembering a literary giant
03:11 — Poet and author Maya Angelou died Wednesday at her home North Carolina at age 86. Angelou became an actress, a movie director, producer and won three (more…)

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Tue Jul 23 2:00am
Madea's Family Reunion SHO2e

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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Madea's Family Reunion SHO2e

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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