5 Quotes that Prove Michelle Obama’s Maya Angelou Tribute is a Must Hear

Michelle Obama delivers tribute speech at Dr. Maya Angelou’s memorial service

On Saturday, June 7, Maya Angelou’s family held a private memorial ceremony for the late literary icon at Wake Forest University, where Angelou taught for more than 30 years.

Attended by close family and friends, both first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey addressed the crowd with tributes about the impact Angelou’s words and presence have had on their lives. The first lady brought the crowd to its feet as she talked about how as a young black girl from the South Side of …read more