Review of BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates
AbstractAuthor Ta-Nehisi Coates has written a poetical polemic in the form of a letter to his young son. It is an autobiographical account of Coates' coming of age in Baltimore, his life at Howard University, and in New York City. Â At once moving and confrontational, Coates describes "those people who think they are white" and the African American legacy of the struggle for freedom.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me. New York: Spiegel & Gau, 2015.
James Baldwin, "My Dungeon Shook â€” Letter to my Nephew on the One Hundredth Anniversary of Emancipation," The Progressive, Dec. 1, 1962.
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