Skylar's Project

Events

Maya Angelou was born as Marguerite Ann Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri

1928

married Paul du Feu

1943

graduated high school and gave birth to first son at 16 years old

1943

became first black female streetcar conductor

1944

married Tosh Angelos

1952

recorded first album, Miss Calypso

1957

wrote screenplay "Georgia", received Pulitzer Prize nomination

1972

won the Woman of the Year award

1976

directed her first feature film

1996

passed away from heart problems

2014