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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 1 (pages 3-32) Summary

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Section 1 (pages 3-32) Summary and Analysis

All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes is the fifth installment in a series of narrative memoirs by the poet and writer Maya Angelou. This installment recalls several years in the mid-sixties that Ms. Angelou spent in Ghana discovering the Africa of her ancestry. This book opens the reader's eye to the turbulent time of the Civil Rights Movement, introduces key figures of that time period and explores the ancestry of a people taken wrongly from their homes. Maya Angelou is a celebrated poet, writer, performer and producer. With All God's Children, Ms. Angelou opens a deeply emotional time in her life and shares it with the world.

Ms. Angelou arrived in Ghana with the intention of staying only long enough to settle her son at the University of Ghana in Accra. Then she planned to move on to Liberia and take...

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