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Was Maya Angelou abused

Updated: 3/23/2024
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10y ago

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Yes, Maya Angelou died on May 28, 2014

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12y ago

yes when she was 8 she got raped by her evil stepfather, who later got kicked to death because Maya told her uncles about the rape. but when her uncles killed him, she thought her words killed the raper... so she became mute for 5 years... bad right??!!

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2mo ago

Yes, Maya Angelou's autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" describes instances of childhood sexual abuse by her mother's boyfriend.

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10y ago

I am not for sure. May need to do more reseacher.

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12y ago

As of January 2012, Maya Angelou is still alive.

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14y ago

No. Maya Angelou was born in 1928, long after slavery had been abolished. She was the great granddaughter of a slave, however, and was involved in the Civil Rights Movement.

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10y ago

Yes, she was sexually abused by her mother's boyfriend Mr.Freeman.

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