Maya Angelou was an author, actress, screenwriter, dramatists, producer, historian, filmmaker, educator, dancer, poet and civil rights activist.
Did you know?
- Maya Angelou dropped out of school at 14 to become San Francisco’s first African American female cable car conductor.
- Maya never went to college, but she has received more than 50 honorary degrees.
- Maya was the first black woman to become a director and producer for 20th century Fox.