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Coates 'Letter To His Son'

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In conclusion, Coates’ letter to his son exposes the American Dream and police actions; he uses his own life experiences to show how it is a white Dream and to exemplify the wrongdoings of police-force, consequently calling for reformation. Unfortunately, the usage of inappropriate race classification has led to the racial ideology that justified slavery and inhuman treatment. Although there has been an adequate amount of change between the white and black racial category, it remains a component in American society. Coates understands the history behind the treatment that him and his black counterparts receive. He knows that the white people have had the upper hand for far too long to be able to truly ever be leveled with them. Along with
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