World renowned author, poet, actress and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou will be memorialized today on the campus of Wake Forest University (WFU). Angelou died at her home in Wake Forest, NC on May 28. The private service is being broadcast live online at LiveStream at 10 a.m. by WFU, where Angelou taught for 30 years. Oprah Winfrey’s network OWN will also broadcast Angelou’s memorial service. Winfrey, who was a close friend of the famous poet, will speak at the memorial. First Lady Michelle Obama and former President Bill Clinton will also offer remarks at the private service that will be held at Wait Chapel on the campus of WFU. Angelou was 86.
Click here to watch the services on LiveStream.
Check your local listings for the OWN network.