Maya Angelou was the first African American woman to write her own nonfiction best seller. She is most often compared to Phillis Wheatley. Wheatly wrote and published her own poem at age 12 in the 1700s. For more quick facts on Black History, visit www.history.com/topics/black-history
Did you know that the African Country, Wakanda was the backdrop of the new marvel movie ‘Black Panther.’ Black Panther got its start in the late ’60’s as a comic book character.