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Westboro Baptist Church reportedly plans to protest Maya Angelou’s funeral

CHICAGO, IL (KTBS) -There are news reports this afternoon that the Westboro Baptist Church, known for picketing military funerals and gay pride gatherings, is planning to protest Maya Angelou’s funeral. That's according to WGNTV in Chicago.

The renowned poet, actress and civil rights activist died Wednesday. She was 86 years old.

The Westboro Baptist Church has tweeted its followers asking anyone for details on the funeral. They’ve also reportedly tweeted hateful things about Angelou following her death.

Funeral arrangements for Angelou have yet to be announced, and it’s unclear if her funeral will be open to the public.

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