Attend a special celebration of the life of Maya Angelou at Riverside Church on Friday, Sept. 12. the FREE event honors the poet, professor and mentor who passed away earlier this year. The service will feature tributes and reflections by family, friends and writers who were influenced by her remarkable life and work.
The Celebration of the Live of Maya Angelou is at 11 AM. Doors open to the public at 9 AM, and seats are available first come, first served.
The event is sponsored by the family of Dr. Maya Angelou, her longtime publisher Random House, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, part of the New York Public Library system, and the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College/CUNY.
Riverside Church is at Riverside Drive and 122nd St.
If you cannot attend, the Maya Angelou tribute service is being streamed live.