Analysis Of The Book ' Between The World And Me ' Essay

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Monica Quilatan Professor Writing 37 ICS 249 9:00 to 10:50 26 October 2015 The US is appealing in the eyes of other countries, and even ourselves, because of the “free” and “equal” characteristics we claim ourselves to have, such as: freedom of religion, freedom to own private property, and freedom of equal justice. However, in the eyes of an African America, Atlantic Monthly Journalist, we see that all of these freedoms find a loophole when it comes to the black community. In Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book Between the World and Me, he writes from a political, yet deeply personal standpoint to analyze today’s version of racism. Coates strays away from his usual journalist works to a more deeper and personal view. His book is devoted to his fifteen-year-old son, Samori, and provides him with guidance through the struggle of racism; all while letting Samori fend for himself. Coates’ lets his son know all this through history, and heritage; of his own and of America’s. Ta-Nehisi Coates is a journalist, blogger, and memoirist incorporates historical comprehension to exhibit America’s most disputed issues, especially racism. His work has been published in local and national papers, including: Village Voice, Washington City Paper, Washington Post, New York Times Magazine, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic, where he is currently a national correspondent. The Atlantic is a literary, cultural, and political editorial magazine. It targets a national audience as well as

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