Angelou spent her formative years shuttling between St. Louis, Missouri, a tiny, totally segregated town in Arkansas, and San Francisco, where she realized her ambition of becoming that city's first black streetcar conductor. Maya Angelou took on varies roles of activity during her life. For example, she also pursued her passion in music, performance, poetry, and music, which included writing the first script by an African American woman to be filmed and subsequently nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Maya Angelou then directed her first feature film, Down in the Delta. Down in the delta premieres all the time on the network channel B.E.T. Down in the show cases a struggling mother with two kids with one of them being mentally challenged and she reconnects back with her roots and her family. Angelou read her poem “On the Pulse of Morning” during the inauguration of President Bill Clinton, which was broadcast all over the world.