Tuesday, November 11, 2014
In Stamps the segregation was so complete that most Black children didn't really, absolutely know what whites looked like.
Maya Angelou (b. 1928), African American poet, autobiographer, and performer. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, ch. 4 (1970).
Remembering her childhood in strictly segregated, harshly racist Stamps, Arkansas, during the 1930s.