"The entire narrative of this country argues against the the truth of who you are" (99). --Ta-Nehisi CoatesThose were three notable quotations from the section we read. There were perhaps many more. How did you respond to one of those above comments and why? Or, identify a different, particularly notable comment from the section and explain why that sentiment caught your attention.
"In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body--it is heritage" (103). --Ta-Nehisi Coates
"I would not have you descend into your own dream. I would have you be a conscious citizen of this terrible and beautiful world" (108). --Ta-Nehisi Coates
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Between the World and Me, Part II: (99 – 119)
[Between the World and Me]