All God's children need traveling shoes
Reissued in hardcover with an elegant new jacket, this autobiographical work takes Maya to Ghana, where she joins a community of black Americans. In a vivid celebration of the sights, sounds, and feelings of Africa, Maya Angelo also explores what it means to be an African-American on the mother continent, where color no longer matters, but where American-ness asserts itself in ways both puzzling and heartbreaking.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - VikkiLaw - LibraryThing
Angelou remembers (re)meeting Malcolm X during his visit to Ghana. Before he left, he said to her, "When you hear that the Urban League or the NAACP is giving a formal banquet at the Waldorf-Astoria ... Read full review
Review: All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (Maya Angelou's Autobiography #5)User Review - Kim - Goodreads
This book was given to me by a friend and co-worker from my days working in Chicago in the late 90s. It was to wish me well as my then-boyfriend and I were headed off to get married and move back to Orlando to begin our married life together. Such a great read. And a reminder of a good friend. Read full review