Maya Angelou

b. 1928, St. Louis, MO, USA  | d. 2014, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was a world renowned poet, novelist, essayist, and humanitarian. She also directed the 1998 family drama Down in the Delta, starring Alfre Woodard as a woman in Chicago struggling with addiction who is sent to live with her relatives in Mississippi to piece her life back together.


Down in the Delta (1998)