Archive for 'Dr. Maya Angelou'

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The Oprah Winfrey Network will simulcast the private memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou on Saturday. Maya Angelou’s funeral will air at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT on OWN. It will also be available via Oprah.com. Thank GOD for Oprah!

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Author Maya Angelou Dies at Age 86!

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My heart is heavy since hearing about the sudden death of the legendary Maya Angelou! Maya Angelou lived an amazing life that involved the Civil Rights Movement and details the personal struggles so many people face.

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 Li’l Mo is pregnant! Blackcelebkids reports Mo is 7-months pregnant and was spotted in Washington, DC  for a Maya Angelou Tribute. Lil’ Mo, who is also a radio personality, songwriter and record producer, was recently spotted backstage before her performance at a Maya Angelou Tribute in DC. The performance was part of a gala that Dr. Maya Angelou and Common were hosting on behalf of the See Forever Foundation’s annual fundraiser supporting the Maya Angelou Schools.

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Watch : 2012 BET Honors The Performances and Photos

Mariah Carey took center stage Monday night during the broadcast of the 2012 BET Honors. The pop superstar received the Entertainer Award, which she said — like everything else in her career — wouldn’t be possible without the support of her followers.

Famed filmmaker Spike Lee was also on hand to receive the Media Award, while music icon Stevie Wonder was celebrated with the Musical Arts Award. Other honorees during Monday’s broadcast included the Tuskegee Airmen, who received the Service Award; Dr. Maya Angelou, who earned the Literary Arts Award; and Beverly Kearney, who received the Education Award. Monday night’s telecast also featured several performances. Along with being an honoree, Stevie Wonder also took the stage, as did Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Rowland, Common and Jill Scott.

The 2012 BET Honors was hosted by actress Gabrielle Union. The ceremony was taped on January 14th at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC.

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