TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)-- Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University is honoring the past, celebrating the present, and building for the future in its month-long Black History observance.
The school is recognizing the spirit and impact of the black community. Saturday, the school hosted a tribute to Maya Angelou, the renown author of "I know why the caged bird sings."
Titled "Ascension: Tribute to Maya Angelou" various guest speakers and musicians highlighted the life of Angelou, reciting poems and reading from her numerous literary works.
The university has also launched a web page and a social-media campaign that highlights important figures in FAMU and Black History. For a full list of events visit FAMU'S Black History calendar.