Dr. Maya Angelou

Education
12:56 am
Sun June 8, 2014

The "Phenomenal Woman" That Touched So Many People: Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou's first book 'I know Why the Caged Bird Sings' was published in 1970. She went on to write 36 books, including biographies, poetry and essays.
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Dr. Maya Angelou was laid to rest over the weekend. Her family held a private memorial service at Wake Forest University on Saturday. More than 2,000 people attended the ceremony at Wait Chapel to remember and celebrate the life of a “phenomenal woman” who touched so many people.

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Education
9:35 pm
Sat June 7, 2014

Bill Clinton Memorializes Maya Angelou

Guests wait in line to get into Wait Chapel for Maya Angelou's memorial service Saturday, June 7, 2014.
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Former President Bill Clinton was among the speakers at Maya Angelou’s memorial service at Wake Forest Saturday.

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Education
9:12 pm
Sat June 7, 2014

Not All Who Gathered For Angelou Were Big Names

Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority wait to get in line for the memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou Saturday, May 7, 2014.
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Dr. Maya Angelou's memorial service Saturday featured reflections from the likes of Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama. 

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Education
5:11 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Wake Forest Campus Closed During Angelou Service Saturday

The memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University.
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The Wake Forest University campus will be closed tomorrow until about 2  p.m. for the memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou.

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Maya Angelou
5:03 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama Will Speak at Dr. Maya Angelou's Memorial

First Lady Michelle Obama will come to Wake Forest University on Saturday, June 7, to honor Dr. Maya Angelou.
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First Lady Michelle Obama will join other dignitaries to celebrate the life and contributions of Dr. Maya Angelou.

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