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Published on Jul 31, 2012
Children's Defense Fund remembers Maya Angelou's powerful presence. Listen to her beautiful words and lyrical poetry.
Dr. Maya Angelou was a keynote speaker at the Children's Defense Fund National Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 25, 2012 . The poem she recited was the prelude to the National and Racial Healing Town Hall plenary session that included Trayvon Martin's parents. Dr. Angelou received a standing ovation from the more than 3,000 conference participants, nearly half of them young advocate leaders. To learn more about the conference, plenary sessions, and speakers visit http://shar.es/vgLOc .