Maya Angelou appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.