Oprah Remembers Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou & Oprah Winfrey​

May 2013
Oprah Winfrey’s statement on the passing of the woman she called 
“I’ve been blessed to have Maya Angelou as my mentor, mother/sister and friend since my 20s. She was there for me always, guiding me through some of the most important years of my life. The world knows her as a poet, but at the heart of her, she was a teacher. ‘When you learn, teach. When you get, give’ is one of my best lessons from her.

“She won three Grammys, spoke six languages and was the second poet in history to recite a poem at a presidential inauguration. But what stands out to me most about Maya Angelou is not what she has done or written or spoken; it’s how she lived her life. She moved through the world with unshakable calm, confidence and a fierce grace. I loved her, and I know she loved me. I will profoundly miss her. She will always be the rainbow in my clouds.”

— Statement from Oprah Winfrey
More on Dr. Maya Angelou’s Legacy:
From Oprah.com:  Most of the 6 videos are short 1 to 5 minutes with one video that is a full interview of 45 minutes
Don’t miss the Pajama Party video where Maya shares one of life’s Biggest Lessonswith Oprah.  Click on title of the video to PLAY.

Regal & real describes Maya & Oprah

circa 2011
An O Magazine  Interview

Oprah & Maya sharing a laugh at Maya’s home

December 2000​
Maya, your words will forever inspire!