A Song Flung Up To Heaven

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0120020708

Writer and activist Maya Angelou reads from the final volume of her autobiography.

In 1964, she returns to the United States from Ghana to work with her friend Malcolm X (1/5).

0220020709

Writer and activist Maya Angelou reads from the final volume of her autobiography.

Shaken by the death of her friend Malcolm X, Maya tries to piece her life back together (2/5).

0320020710

Writer and activist Maya Angelou reads from the final volume of her autobiography.

Maya moves to Los Angeles at a time of growing unrest among the black community in Watts (3/5).

0420020711

Writer and activist Maya Angelou reads from the final volume of her autobiography.

Maya is invited by Martin Luther King to work as a missionary for the poor people's march (4/5).

05 LAST20020712

Writer and activist Maya Angelou reads from the final volume of her autobiography.

By the late 60s, Maya is building a career as a writer (5/5).