from the Gaps: Maya Angelou
University of Minnesota site examines Maya Angelouís
eventful life. Read about the people, places,
and events that shaped her life and career. What
influences—both positive and negative—have
shaped your life? Write your thoughts in your
our historic castles
about Elmina Castle and Cape Coast Castle, whose
terrible dungeons once housed enslaved Africans.
Maya Angelou was terribly upset by the thought
of her ancestors held captive in these dungeons,
and she avoided visiting the castles. Do the words
and pictures here help you understand what she
was feeling? Explain in the Web
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