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Maya Angelou

“If growing up is painful for the Southern Black girl, being aware of her displacement is the rust on the razor that threatens the throat. It is an unnecessary insult.”

Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #1) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
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