Roz McPherson

(credit: CBS 3)

EXCLUSIVE: Maya Angelou’s Goddaughter Remembers The Woman She Called “Auntie Maya”

Maya Angelou may have been America’s poet, bestselling author, artist and teacher, but to civic leader Roz McPherson, soon to become CEO of the Philadelphia Urban League, she was more.

05/28/2014

(File photo: Mayor Nutter speaks with reporters outside his office at Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Area Remembers Impact of Maya Angelou, Dead at 86

Mayor Michael Nutter called Dr. Maya Angelou “America’s poet — a woman whose light will be missed.”

05/28/2014

(Robert Branch On Stage Playing Octavius Catto Credit: Karin Phillips)

Effort To Erect Catto Memorial Reaches Milestone

Thanks to funding from the city, the Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League and other donors, the Octavius V. Catto Memorial Fund will soon announce a sculptor for a memorial paying homage to the civil rights pioneer.

01/18/2014

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