Dr. Maya Angelou Funeral Details Released


(AllHipHop News) Funeral services for Dr. Maya Angelou will be live streamed at Wake Forrest University on Saturday June 7 at .

In addition to Saturday, there are planned celebration’s of the icon’s life in other cities in America. Many celebrities and dignitaries are planning to attend these services. Her son, Guy Johnson, will release information on the celebrations outside of the university.

Dr. Angelou was a staffer at Wake Forrest through the 1980’s.

“Dr. Angelou was a national treasure whose life and teachings inspired millions around the world, including countless students, faculty, and staff at Wake Forest, where she served as Reynolds Professor of American Studies since 1982. Our thoughts and prayers are with Dr. Angelou’s family and friends during this difficult time.”

“Maya Angelou has been a towering figure — at Wake Forest and in American culture. She had a profound influence in civil rights and racial reconciliation. We will miss profoundly her lyrical voice and always keen insights,” said Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch Wednesday.

Dr. Angelou died last Wednesday at the age of 86.