The Last Research Project
Maya Angelou's former name was Marguerite Ann Johnson. Maya got the nickname from her older brother bailey, who had a speech issue and couldn't pronounce Marguerite. He started calling her Maya because he read a book on Mayan indians, and the name stuck.Her parents divorced when she was only three years old, and she and her older brother Bailey were sent to live with their grandmother in Arkansas three years after Maya was born. At age 13, Maya moved back to her mother who lived in San Francisco. Maya's passion of music and drama as a teenager, earned her a scholarship to study at San Francisco's Labor School.Maya goes through her education and dropped out at age 14 to become San Francisco's first African-American cable car conductor. She then goes back to school and during her senior year becomes pregnant, and has her baby a few weeks after graduating.
Contributions to society
Maya Angelou words are powerful. She gives a voice to every one that cant find thers. Maya Angelou with her words that changed the world with her poems and songs
Dr. Maya Angelou - Love Liberates