First Lady Michelle Obama will join other dignitaries to celebrate the life and contributions of Dr. Maya Angelou.
Saturday, June 7, 2014, Mrs. Obama will speak at a special memorial on the campus of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. This event will begin at 10 a.m. in Wait Chapel and is closed to the public. The campus will also be closed. Dr. Angelou was an award-winning author, renowned poet and civil rights activist. Last Wednesday, May 28, she died in her Winston-Salem home after battling health problems. She was 86.
Wake Forest University will live stream the service at