OWN To Telecast Maya Angelou Memorial Service

Screen Shot 2014-05-28 at 9.58.09 AMOWN: Oprah Winfrey Network said today it will simulcast Maya Angelou’s private memorial service at Wake Forest University in North Carolina tomorrow at 10 AM ET/7 AM PT. The service will also be available to view on Oprah.com at http://www.Oprah.com/MayaAngelou. The university in Winston-Salem, OWN Logo Current where Angelou began teaching in 1982, also will live-stream the service. Michelle Obama will speak Saturday morning at the university’s Wait Chapel. President Obama’s sister Maya was named after Angelou, and Obama awarded Angelou with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011. Angelou died at her Winston-Salem home last week; she had been “frail” and suffering from heart problems, according to her agent.

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