Between the World and Me

Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates Rating: 4.5 Stars More Info Author Bio Where to buy: Amazon | BN | Strand Here is what I would like for you to know: In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body—it is heritage. Enslavement was not merely the antiseptic borrowing of labor—it is not easy to get a human being to commit their body against its own elemental interest. And so enslavement must be casual wrath and random manglings, the gashing of heads and brains blown out over the river as the body seeks to escape. It must be rape so regular as … Continue reading Between the World and Me