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Between the world and me

Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria : The Text Publishing Company, [2015]. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 150 years since end of the Civil War and the ratification of13th Amendment, the story of race and America has remained brutally simple one, written on flesh: it is story of the black body, exploited to create the country's foundational wealth, violently segregated to unite the nation after civil war and today still disproportionately threatened, locked up and killed in the streets.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Ta-Nehisi Coates; Ta-Nehisi Coates; Ta-Nehisi Coates
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ta-Nehisi Coates
ISBN: 9781925240702 1925240703
OCLC Number: 910239961
Awards: National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2015
Description: 152 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: The talk --
The changes --
The second change: Malcolm and the body --
The third change: Mecca and the death of mythology --
The fourth change: New York and the death of mercy --
The fifth change: Gettysburg and the long war --
The sixth change: Chicago and the streets --
The seventh change: Eyes open to the world --
The eighth change: The blast --
Epilogue: Into the world.
Responsibility: Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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In 150 years since end of the Civil War and the ratification of13th Amendment, the story of race and America has remained brutally simple one, written on flesh: it is story of the black body, exploited to create the country's foundational wealth, violently segregated to unite the nation after civil war and today still disproportionately threatened, locked up and killed in the streets.

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