Racism In Ta-Nehisi Coates Between The World And Me

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There is hardly any contemporary literature that touches the essence of racism at its sore spot since most African American literature either accuse the world of the unfair treatments with extreme statements or exhibits their passive aggressiveness and cynical opinions to the mass majority. However, Ta-Nehisi Coates, in Between the World and Me, does none of those things. Instead, the author took this letter as a vehicle to address how it is like to be of the black community, to three groups of audiences, the Blacks, the New Blacks and the Whites, masquerading as one represented by his son. Through the constant shifts of audiences, Coates strives to persuade all to feel the fear and anxiety of his black community instead of living an ignorant

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