Between The World And Me Summary

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Systematic Oppression
In the biography, Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, he explains to his son the challenges of being a black body in society. Coates writes about his transition from childhood to adulthood. He discusses learning about the truths and laws for being a black body. He questions the American dream, government, and history. He explains that many problems exist because of social constructs such as police brutality, education, and living conditions for the black body. Black bodies are systematically oppressed. (Thesis)
Police brutality plunders the black body. (Point) (Illustration A, Summary) Coates argues that the police do not protect people of color. There has been a very large number of black bodies who have

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