Maya Angelou, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

”People in Stamps used to say that the whites in our town were so prejudiced that a Negro couldn’t buy vanilla ice cream. Except on July Fourth. Other days he had to be satisfied with chocolate.” 

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3 thoughts on “Maya Angelou, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings”

  1. Her insight would go a long way to cope with the heightened racial tension that this country is enduring as she reflected on her own experiences during the push for progressive change

    1. Oh yes! I wish people, Black, White, would all read this book. I wish she was still alive. I’m sure her words would have been very soothing to the soul of many….

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