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Recommended Read - Why the Caged Bird Sings.


"I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings",  by Maya Angelou


The first volume in a series of seven tomes, this 1969 autobiography by writer, poet and activist Maya Angelou recounts her early years up to the age of 17. 

It is an honest account of life in racially prejudiced America in the 1930s and 40s but also a powerful coming-of-age story that shows us how the author found the strength to tackle the ‘puzzle of inequality and hate’ and find her own identity. 

An important read now more than ever when we are seeing a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement in many countries in the world.