Remembering Maya Angelou

Remembering Maya Angelou
April 12
01:00 2018

Dr. Maya Angelou was born April 4, 1928, She would have been 90 years old this year, but she died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at her home in Winston-Salem.

The American poet, singer, memoirist and civil rights activist and educator was named Wake Forest University’s first Reynolds Professor of American Studies in 1982.

Before a packed crowd at The Chronicle’s 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast in Winston-Salem, Dr. Angelou expressed the importance of community.

The Chronicle interviewed her. The video can be seen on YouTube at It still inspires us to remember that greatness is in everyone.

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