The Heart of a Woman - Chapters 6-9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6-9 Summary and Analysis

Chapter six begins with Angelou walking through Harlem on her way to meet with Rustin and the others at the SCLC office. Angelou was worried about the fact that the receipts from the revue were not accurate. What Angelou got upon her arrival was nothing the author ever would have expected.

Angelou learned that Rustin was leaving the SCLC. Angelou was asked to take his place as coordinator. Angelou was shocked and baffled as to why the men would ask her to take Rustin's place. Apparently, Angelou's skills seen at the revue in regards to organizing and motivating were enough to impress Rustin. Trepidatious about accepting such a lofty position, Angelou conferred with John Killens. Angelou accepted the job.

For the next two months, Angelou sent out thousands of letters, organized volunteers and did basically anything that needed to...

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