In the first of a special two-part event, Oprah Winfrey sits down with her beloved mentor and internationally acclaimed writer, author and poet Dr. Maya Angelou on the Emmy ® Award-winning series “Super Soul Sunday” premiering Mother’s Day, May 12 from 11 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
In this candid conversation, the luminary who Oprah calls her “˜mother-sister-friend’ opens up about forgiveness, family, and the rich relationship they’ve shared for more than thirty-five years. Discussing her latest book “Mom & Me & Mom,” Dr. Angelou delves into one of the deepest personal stories of her life: her relationship with her mother, Vivian Baxter. Dr. Angelou also reveals intimate stories from her childhood, including how her nurturing, yet fiery, mother challenged her to find strength in the face of adversity. Plus, find out how a few loving words from her mother changed young Maya’s life forever.
A true Renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou has traveled the world, speaks seven languages, and is one of our greatest and most cherished poets. She has been a dancer, singer, artist, professor, director, and activist. Her most notable work, “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings,” was recently named by TIME Magazine to be one of the “˜All-Time 100 Nonfiction Books.’ Now, with more than 30 bestselling titles and countless honors and awards, Dr. Angelou is hailed as one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time.
This season’s “Super Soul Sunday” line-up continues with all-new inspirational episodes airing every Sunday (from 11:00-12:00p.m.) on OWN, including:
May 19- “Oprah & Dr. Maya Angelou, Part Two”