May 29, 2014 – Maya Angelou’s Portrait Presentation at the National Portrait Gallery
“People like Maya Angelou don’t die,” Young said. “They just float on to heaven, and their spirit and their words live with us always. We have kids as young as five and six learning her poems and twelve-year-olds reciting her work. She will always be with us.”
– Andrew Young
A host of close family and friends witnessed the unveiling of a portrait of Dr. Maya Angelou commissioned to be displayed at The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Joining Dr. Angelou during this historic occasion were Carolyn and Andrew Young, Jerry and Andrea Young Thomas, Dr. Johnetta Cole, Oprah Winfrey, ….