Maya Angelou as Nyo Boto
Maya Angelou was already renowned as a poet and actress before being cast as Nyo Boto, a friend of Kunta Kinte's mother.
(Photo: Warner Bros. Productions)
Memorable Butlers and Maids in Film
Best Characters From Chappelle's Show
Floyd Mayweather's Biggest Knockouts
1977 and Today
© 2014 BET Interactive, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Black Entertainment Television LLC. All rights reserved.