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Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou, Activist and Poet, Dies at 86

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

She wrote "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," mentored Oprah Winfrey, won a National Book Award, was friends with both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., and  famously delivered the inaugural poem at Bill Clinton's 1993 swearing-in. In this 2013 episode of the Brian Lehrer show, Angelou, who died Wednesday in her home, talked about her memoir, "Mom & Me & Mom," which chronicles the story of her relationship with her mother and the grandmother who raised her. 

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Maya Angelou’s Black History Month Special

Saturday, February 09, 2013

As African Americans continue to be acknowledged by their communities, our country and internationally, this hour-long Black History Month radio program features milestone conversations with Oprah Winfrey, Kofi Annan, Jennifer Hudson, Regina Taylog and Alicia Keys.

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Maya Angelou’s Black History Month Special

Friday, February 17, 2012

Friday, February 17th at 8PM on 93.9 FM, AM 820, and NJPR; Sunday, February 26th at 9PM on AM 820

Maya Angelou defines Black History, as it is embraced in our popular culture with an emphasis on the civil rights era and a poetic acknowledgement of late activist, Rosa Parks. In this one hour historical trek, Dr. Maya Angelou renders a poetic portrait of the day-to-day lives of African Americans during the civil rights era, when artists and activists, musicians and ministers joined hands with people from all walks of life to bring about a historic change in our culture.  Program features Congressman John Lewis, Poet Nikky Finney, Mary J. Blige, Dr. Julianne Malveaux and Ambassador Andrew Young.

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The Legacy of Maya Angelou at the Schomburg Center

Friday, October 29, 2010

Poets Maya Angelou and Amiri Baraka and professor Farah Griffin of Columbia weigh in on Dr. Angelou's legacy of documents.

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Maya Angelou

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Poet-activist Maya Angelou, author of Letter to My Daughter (Random House, 2008), on the significance of the Obama presidency and more.

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Social Guidance

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Is the Big Apple getting you down? Jennifer Senior from New York Magazine, and John Cacioppo from the University of Chicago, talk about urban loneliness. Plus, Maya Angelou on the election of Barack Obama.

Maya Angelou

Monday, November 24, 2008

Poet-activist Maya Angelou, author of Letter to My Daughter (Random House, 2008), on the significance of the Obama presidency and more.

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Fade to Blue

Monday, November 24, 2008

As the Obama cabinet gets firmed up, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman compares this transition with the last one. Plus, New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli gives the grim news released this morning in his annual Wall Street report. And: Dr. Maya Angelou on her latest book.