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2:00 pm
Sun February 24, 2013

Maya Angelou's Black History Month Special

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Host Maya Angelou poetically and historically covers milestones by African Americans in Nobel Peace Prize, Grammy, Academy Awards, and cultural awards. As African Americans continue to be acknowledged by their communities, our country and internationally, this hour-long Black History Month radio program features milestone conversations with Maya Angelou and lauded African Americans from the Grammy's to the Emmy's, Academy Awards, and Nobel Prize categories. Host Maya Angelou, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Tony and Grammy award winner and Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominee, offers a unique, poetic and historical context of African Americans telling their own stories of success, community and ascent into the larger world society. Guests include Oprah Winfrey, Kofi Annan, Jennifer Hudson, Regina Taylor and Alicia Keys.