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--> '''Ice Bear''': Boat. Pizza. Art/StatueOfLiberty. Snowman. Whale. Spider monkey. UsefulNotes/RichardNixon. Old Faithful. ''Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings''.

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--> '''Ice Bear''': Boat. Pizza. Art/StatueOfLiberty. Snowman. Whale. Spider monkey. UsefulNotes/RichardNixon. Old Faithful. ''Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings''.''Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings''.
* Maya Angelou appears in the ''WesternAnimation/XavierRiddleAndTheSecretMuseum'' episode "I Am Maya Angelou", where she teaches Xavier and Yadina to use kind words to each other.


* ''{{Literature/Speak}}'': Melinda becomes attached to a poster of Maya Angelou as a subtle piece of foreshadowing. [[spoiler:Maya was raped as a young girl]]. It's also a stealth reference to Angelou's autobiographical novel that helped form inspiration for ''Speak'', ''Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings'' which includes the line:

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* ''{{Literature/Speak}}'': Melinda becomes attached to a poster of Maya Angelou as a subtle piece of foreshadowing. [[spoiler:Maya was raped as a young girl]]. It's also a stealth reference to Angelou's autobiographical novel that helped form inspiration for informed the title of ''Speak'', ''Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings'' which includes with the line:


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* ''{{Literature/Speak}}'': Melinda becomes attached to a poster of Maya Angelou as a subtle piece of foreshadowing. [[spoiler:Maya was raped as a young girl]]. It's also a stealth reference to Angelou's autobiographical novel that helped form inspiration for ''Speak'', ''Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings'' which includes the line:
-->"I thought, my voice killed him; I killed that man, because I told his name. And then I thought I would never speak again, because my voice would kill anyone."



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* ''WebVideo/MisadventuresOfAwkwardBlackGirl'': ''"I want to [[Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings know why the caged bird sings]], I want to [[Film/HowStellaGotHerGrooveBack get my groove back]], and I want [[Theatre/ForColoredGirls the rainbow to be enuf]]. E-N-U-F."
* ''WebVideo/HonestTrailers'': The ''Film/ConAir'' episode's parody credits include "Starring: Literature/{{I Know Why the|CagedBirdSings}} [[Creator/NicolasCage Cage]] [[Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings Bird Sings]] as Cameron Poe".



* ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'': * Ed and Rummy spend the episode "Let's Nab Oprah" trying to kidnap Creator/OprahWinfrey, but by mistake they grab Creator/MayaAngelou, and later Creator/BillCosby.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'': * Ed and Rummy spend the episode "Let's Nab Oprah" trying to kidnap Creator/OprahWinfrey, but by mistake they grab Creator/MayaAngelou, and later Creator/BillCosby.Creator/BillCosby.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': The episode [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS19E4IDontWannaKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings "I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"]] takes its parody title from Angelou's most famous literary work.
* ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears'': In "My Clique" while Ice Bear correctly guessing all of Chloe's actions, he says.
--> '''Ice Bear''': Boat. Pizza. Art/StatueOfLiberty. Snowman. Whale. Spider monkey. UsefulNotes/RichardNixon. Old Faithful. ''Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings''.

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* ''Series/RuPaulsDragRace'': After Mariah Balenciaga's spoken-word poetry performance in the Variety Show challenge, Jujubee gives her the nickname "Creator/MayaAngelou".

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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'': The Dravanian Forelands quest # 52. is titled [[Literature/IKnowWhyTheCagedBirdSings Why Does the Caged Bird Sing]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'': * Ed and Rummy spend the episode "Let's Nab Oprah" trying to kidnap Creator/OprahWinfrey, but by mistake they grab Creator/MayaAngelou, and later Creator/BillCosby.

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