Maya Angelou's Black History Month Special

 

As African Americans continue to be acknowledged by their communities, across the U.S. and around the world, this Black History Month program features milestone conversations with Maya Angelou and lauded African Americans. Angelou, herself a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Tony and Grammy award winner and Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominee, talks with Grammy, Emmy, Academy Award and Nobel Prize winners about their own stories of success, community and ascent into the larger world society. She offers a unique, poetic and historical portrait of iconic African Americans such as Oprah Winfrey, Kofi Annan, Jennifer Hudson, Regina Taylor and Alicia Keys. 

For more information, visit Maya Angelou's Black History Month Special website.

 


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