Maya Angelou: The Power of the Written Word

  The Memoir: Published in 1969, Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, is a seven volume autobiography that details her childhood and adolescent life in a Jim Crow South, as well as the discrimination she faced growing up [7].  Like her 1983 poem, “Caged Bird,” (see full poem here) [3] her autobiography … Continue reading Maya Angelou: The Power of the Written Word