Between the world and me
|Format:||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 2015 2015|
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Summary"For Ta-Nehisi Coates, history has always been personal. At every stage of his life, he's sought in his explorations of history answers to the mysteries that surrounded him--most urgently, why he, and other black people he knew, seemed to live in fear ... In [this book], Coates takes readers along on his journey through America's history of race and its contemporary resonances through a series of awakenings--moments when he discovered some new truth about our long, tangled history of race, whether through his myth-busting professors at Howard University, a trip to a Civil War battlefield with a rogue historian, a journey to Chicago's South Side to visit aging survivors of 20th century America's 'long war on black people,' or a visit with the mother of a beloved friend who was shot down by the police."
ContentsPrologue : the talk
PART 1. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME. The changes
The second change : Malcolm and the body
The third change : Mecca and the death of mythology
PART 2. THE SOOTY DETAILS OF THE SCENE. 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
PART 3. A GRASSY CLEARING. The seventh change : eyes open to the world
The eighth change : the blast
Epilogue : into the world.
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Race discrimination United States
African Americans Social conditions
African Americans Public opinion
Whites United States Attitudes
Biography & autobiography Personal Memoirs
Social sciences Discrimination & Race Relations
History United States General
Biography & Autobiography
African American Nonfiction
United States Race relations.
|Publisher|| New York :Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group2015
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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