Great overview / reflection article from Smithsonian Magazine ...
“James Baldwin said Caged Bird 'liberates the reader into life simply because Maya Angelou confronts her own life with such a moving wonder, such a luminous dignity.'” https://t.co/IAykcFdIMz @SmithsonianMag— Penguin Random House (@penguinrandom) January 9, 2020
Maya Angelou’s breakthrough memoir forever changed American literature and helped carve a new space for black self-expression. https://t.co/yaLQMxbhKb— Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) December 28, 2019