Biographical Analysis Of Maya Angelou's 'Champion Of The World'

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Biographical Analysis of “Champion of the World” In “Champion of the World”, Maya Angelou tells a story of her childhood where the success of one man changed the future of her entire race. Maya Angelou, an African American woman, took a stand against racial segregation in form of her writing and words. She experienced many of the hardships that the people of her race were going through, and she knew it needed to stop. In the 1930’s, America was still separated between white and black, even in sports. One man, Joe Louis, ended that by defeating a white man in the boxing ring. Angelou writes of listening to the fight on the radio, the crowd around her tense. The outcome of that fight would determine the future of her race. Angelou writes:

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