Long Walk to Freedom - Part Four: The Struggle is My Life Summary & Analysis

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At the 1952 ANC conference, the ANC elects Chief Albert Luthuli as their new president. Mandela develops a plan for how the ANC should operate should the ANC become banned by the government, involving coordinated neighborhood efforts and political training courses. Mandela admits that it was only ever a “modest success” (146) as the people did not see the use for it.

At this time, Mandela has begun working for a different law firm. In 1952, he and Oliver Tambo start their own law practice. Mandela and Tambo, as their office is called, is hugely popular amongst the black community, who desperately need its services. Mandela finds freedom in the courtroom to behave with flair and flamboyance.

Meanwhile, the government has begun its Western Areas Removal plan, which involved the forced relocation of the black African population in Sophiatown. Mandela gives...

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