Ta-Nehisi Coates Between The World And Me

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Throughout the book Between the world and me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Coates reflects on his experience as a black individual. He writes to his son, revealing the atrocities and inhumanities that he has observed within the black community. Often times, he felt isolated from the world because of his skin color. Coates states: “In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body- it is heritage” (Coates 103). Throughout the book, he makes it clear that it is important to protect the body. Coates conveys that the black body is equivalent to every other body by using a poem in order to embrace the black community, despite of society’s views. Coates reflects on society’s views of the black community and how they are mistreated. As Coates differentiates
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