@DrMayaAngelou to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Dr. Maya Angelou took to Twitter and Facebook today to announce she was traveling to Washington, D.C. to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom! The Medal is America’s highest civilian award, recognizing exceptional meritorious service.
In route to Washington, DC as I along with fourteen other honored Americans prepare to receive the President’s Medal of Freedom tomorrow. I am so blessed and grateful to be considered for this honor. I am grateful. - Maya Angelou
In the past, this honor has been bestowed upon Bishop Desmond Tutu, Sidney Poitier, Reverend Jesse Jackson and others. For a list of recipients, click here.
Congratulations Dr. Maya Angelou!