Maya Angelou

Apr 4, 1928

Bio: Immersed herself in literature following a personal tragedy as a child and refused to speak for nearly six years. Was nicknamed Maya as a child by her older brother. Was San Francisco's first black female cable car conductor. As a teen she acquired a love for music and dance, and toured the world in a 1954 production of Porgy and Bess.… More

Maya Angelou Videos

Madea's Family Reunion
2 minutes 13 seconds
Poetic Justice
26 seconds
How To Make An American Quilt
2 minutes 26 seconds
Good Hair
2 minutes 30 seconds

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