Monday, August 29, 2011

Maya Angelou Delivers Annual Welcome Address to Incoming Duke Students

Maya Angelou honored a promise to Duke to deliver her annual welcome address to the incoming class of 2015 in spite of conflicting timing with the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial dedication in Washington, DC.  The award-winning poet and civil rights figurehead's speech centered on emphasizing the importance of continuing in higher education and developing a lifelong relationship with poetry.

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