Also attending the ceremony: Angelou’s grandson Colin Johnson, Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL), poet Sonia Sanchez, journalist Sophia Nelson, Howard University professor Eleanor Traylor, poet and civil rights activist Nikki Giovanni, the Rev. Al Sharpton, and Atlanta-based artist Ross Rossin, whose portrait of Angelou will be used for the stamp.
This dedication will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC. The event is free and open to the public.
RSVP online or by calling 866-268-3243 before 5 p.m. ET April 3. Each RSVP is limited to two seats.
The stamps may be pre-ordered for delivery soon after April 7.