[Between the World and Me]
"My only Mecca was, is, and shall always be Howard University" (39). --Ta-Nehisi Coates
In this section of Between the World and Me, Coates discusses Howard University as a Mecca and place where he encountered diverse groups of black people and began to really deepen his knowledge or what we'd call "consciousness."
What scene or idea or description from the section captured your attention most? Why or how so? Provide a page number.