I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
This made-for-TV movie is based on the writings of African-American poet/playwright Maya Angelou. Though she eventually became America's poet laureate, Maya was once just another little black girl growing up in Depression-era Arkansas. Her efforts to better herself run up against the stone wall of bigotry.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Forceful telling of Angelou's coming-of-age book."
‑ Randy White, Common Sense Media
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