">Name: Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Artist: Maya Angelou|
Confronting Bodies: Schools and parents in several American states, the Alabama State Textbook Committee
Date of Action: Ongoing since 1983
Specific Location: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington.
Description of Artwork: Maya Angelou's first autobiographical novel, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," features her childhood, from when she moved into her grandmother's house after her parents divorce. Some of its controversial elements include graffic rape, teenage pregnancy, homosexuality, life in segregated Arkansas and homelessness.
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