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2014-01-28 12:26:33

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Paul Christo, host of Aches and Gains on SiriusXM Radio, Family Talk 131 announced today that Dr. Maya Angelou, one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time; a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist will be appearing as a guest on his show on February 1(st), 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. EST. (Photo:...

2013-01-30 04:20:55

CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maya Angelou's Black History Month Special 2013, "Telling Our Stories," features five celebrated guests, Kofi Annan, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Regina Taylor and Oprah Winfrey sharing candid stories about their paths to achievement and their place in the annals of black history. The program is available to all PRI (Public Radio International) affiliated stations and African American Public Radio Consortium stations free of charge. Maya Angelou, a 2011...

2012-05-15 06:29:14

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Forsyth Medical Center announced today the establishment of the Maya Angelou Center for Women's Health and Wellness, the region's first center to coordinate comprehensive healthcare and wellness services specifically designed to meet the unique needs of women through every stage of life. The center will also be the region's first to employ women's health navigators to help coordinate the vast array of women's services available throughout the...

2012-05-04 14:20:31

HOUSTON, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar-winning actor, producer, director and humanitarian George Clooney wowed an audience of over 2,500 at the Wortham Center as the guest speaker of The Brilliant Lecture Series, Conversations with Brilliance in downtown Houston on May 3, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120504/CL01663 ) During a question and answer style interview by Houston philanthropist and Brilliant Lecture Series Chairman Emeritus, Lynn Wyatt, Clooney presented...

2012-02-03 13:44:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Maya Angelou -- celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist -- is the 2011 Dignity & Respect Champion. The honor was awarded by Candi Castleberry-Singleton, founder and chair of the Dignity & Respect Campaign, a not-for-profit initiative that promotes inclusion by treating people with dignity and respect. "Maya Angelou has demonstrated unshakable faith and a...

2012-01-20 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This February Maya Angelou's Black History Month Special, discussing the civil rights era, will be available to all PRI, Public Radio International and African American Public Radio Consortium stations free of charge. "The civil rights movement caught fire and lifted our country out of the doldrums and lifted us to even believe that we could have freedom, to even believe that we could have fair play, to even believe that we could...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its fifth consecutive year, BET Networks presents BET HONORS, a memorable night celebrating the outstanding achievements of seven extraordinary legends in music, literature, entertainment, media, service and education. Hosted by talented actress Gabrielle Union at the historic Warner Theater in Washington, D.C., BET HONORS celebrates the lifetime contributions and exceptional service of certain individuals to African-American culture in...

2011-11-08 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1936, renowned publisher Henry Luce conceived LIFE Magazine to bring the world into the homes of his fellow Americans through photography. Seventy-five years later, LIFE Books looks back on the extraordinary legacy of the brand that captured the moments we will never forget - images that have defined and changed history -- in LIFE 75 YEARS: THE VERY BEST OF LIFE (Time Home Entertainment, Inc; Hardcover; Publication date: November 8, 2011; $36.95)....

2011-06-18 00:01:06

6th Sense Health and Wellness Center was recently recognized by the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity as the Community Impact Winston Salem, North Carolina (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 6th Sense Health and Wellness Center was recently recognized by the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity as the Community Impact Champion and as such becomes an affiliate of the center. The Center which is headquartered in the Wake Forest School of Medicine created this initiative with hopes will promote...

2011-01-27 14:58:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This February as Maya Angelou receives the President's Medal of Freedom, she will host her first-ever public radio program, available to all PRI, Public Radio International, affiliated stations and African American Consortium stations free of charge. Intimate and provocative stories, poems and conversations will illuminate African American history including comedy, film and family life, rounding out the hour with memories of "mother and sister...