BET Remembers Dr. Maya Angelou

Her words gave us power, so we're honoring her life.

Posted: 05/29/2014 02:57 PM EDT

Dr. Maya Angelou spent her life sharing her talent and wisdom, so we're honoring the griot by showcasing all that she was and remains to be for us on BET.

106 & Park honors Dr. Maya Angeloutonight at 6P/5C.

Leading Women: Dr. Maya Angeloutonight at 7:30P/6:30C.

Soul Mates: Dr. Maya Angelou and Common, tonight at 8:30P/7:30C.

On 106 & Park, we'll pay homage to the artist, activist, poet and dancer through a millennial lens. Next we'll give honor to the writer and phenomenal woman with Leading Women: Dr. Maya Angelou. Lastly, we'll bring her eloquent legacy home with Soul Mates: Dr. Maya Angelou and Common, where the legendary wordsmith has a candid conversation with hip hop royalty Common.