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Maya Angelou - "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the 1969 autobiography about the early years of African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou. The first in a six-volume series, it is a coming-of-age story that illustrates how strength of character and a love of literature can help overcome racism and trauma.
African American art~African American art is a broad term describing the visual arts of the American black community.Europe and the Americas, traditional African American art forms include the range of plastic arts, from basket weaving, pottery, and quilting to woodcarving and painting.(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African-American_art)
"North Carolina Roots of African-American Literature" showcases the work of eight African American writers from the Tarheel State
Favorite African American movie~Love & Basketball is a 2000 American romantic drama film. This film stars Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan. It is the story of two next-door neighbors in Los Angeles, California who grew up loving basketball and, eventually, each other.(http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0199725/)
In her first novel, the New York Times best seller and Oprah's Book Club selection What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, Cleage treated her audience to the life-affirming story of Ava, an African American woman diagnosed with AIDS and still finding new beginnings. In this work, she shifts her focus to Ava's widowed sister, Joyce, a social worker who counsels young black women in a community center affectionately dubbed "The Circus."