Hers was a remarkable life, linking worlds of civil rights, poetry, acting and teaching those present recalled at the 2-hour-long tribute.
This week a beloved author passed, an A-lister was attacked, and two music moguls got $3 billion richer.
Dr. Eugene Redmond says it was in 1970 when the friendship began in Sacramento where he had taken a group of students to hear her speak.
St. Louis native Dr. Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, author and civil rights advocate, has died at age 86.
Ready for some trivia? Here are some surprising tidbits about the Lou.
Charlie talks with NBA Legend Earl Monroe; with Poet/Writer/Author Maya Angelou; with Dr.Timothy Lomperis about Fr. Biondi’s resignation from St. Louis University; with Dan Duncan about an upcoming sneak preview you may want to take advantage of; and with Market Analyst Al Goldman about the state of the markets.
Charlie takes calls on Stan Musial and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, talks with Curtis Duvay of the Heritage Fdn. about the President’s 2012 budget and talks with Denise Lieberman of Missourians for Fair Elections about photo I.D.’s for Mo. voters.