African American Lives 2
Maya Angelou learns an formerly buried portion of her family history.
Renowned Poet Maya Angelou recalls learning about her Mende Heritage.
Poet and author Maya Angelou speaks about her grandfather.
Poet and author Maya Angelou speaks about her grandmother, Kentucky Shannon.
"Heritage is so complex that we have to be simple."
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