A autobiography about a poet/author named Maya Angelou. Angelou had a brother named Bailey. Maya Angelou real name is Marguerite, but her brother Bailey called her Maya. This Autobiography about Maya Angelou back in 1930's and 1940's, who was very small had to face many ADVERSITY'S. Adversity's means difficulties and problems. Maya Angelou had to face being poor and racism. Angelou worked so hard. Maya Angelou didn't those ADVERSITY'S get to her.