Here are a few fun facts you may not have known about Maya Angelou
She was born Marguerite Johnson but later went by Maya, a nickname given to her by her older brother.
At age 14 she became the first female African American cable car conductor 🚋
She loved to wear Uggs
She once made Tupac Shakur cry 😢
She has been awarded 50 honorary degrees °
She once said she wanted her tombstone to read "I did my best, I hope you do the same." °
She was a remarkable author and poet with many impactful writings that have influenced many. 📖
We think Maya is an outstanding female example and we're proud to honor.