Because he refered to her a My-a little sister
Maya Angelou's mother is Vivian (Baxter) Johnson.
vivian and bailey Johnson .Maya's parent's divorced when she was only 3.
She is alive and well.
I think her mom is still alive
Paul du feu and Tosh Angelous,
My- ya Angel-eu
Maya Angelous real name as a kid was Marguerite Annie Johnson.