The New York Memorial service for literary legend Dr. Maya Angelou featured spoken tributes from Dr. Toni Morrison, former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Nikki Giovanni, Dr. Angelou's Family, and others; the stellar guest list included Diahann Carroll, Phylicia Rashād, Martin Luther King III, Henry Louis Gates, Dr. Khalil G. Muhammad & his wife Stephanie, Howard Dodson, Sherry Bronfman, Ebony Jo-Ann, Cissy Houston, Rolanda Watts, Bobbi Humphrey, Malcolm X's family, James Baldwin's family, Gina Belafonte, David Belafonte, Sonia Sanchez, Susan L. Taylor, Woodie King, Jr., Chapman Roberts, Roosevelt Andre Credit, George Faison, Tad Schnugg, the Sugar Bar family, and hundreds of "phenomenal" names, too many to list. Musical performances by Valerie Simpson, Alyson Williams, R&B group Az-Yet, Ms. Tsidii Le Loka, and the Riverside Church Choir. Memorial held at the Riverside Church, New York and Repast at the Sugar Bar, New York, September 12, 2014. Photography by Celebrity Photo Journalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY © All Rights Reserved.
DR. MAYA ANGELOU'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY IN ATTENDANCE WERE HER SON GUY BAILEY JOHNSON, AND HER 2 GRANDSONS COLIN JOHNSON AND ELLIOT MATTHEW JONES, AND THE WIFE OF GUY AND THE WIFE OF COLIN.
Video of Memorial on Dr. Maya Angelou’s Website: http://www.mayaangelou.com/memorial-service