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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Jan 11, 2018

it was amazing
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Read from January 09 to 11, 2018

This book should be read by everyone.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates
“And you know now, if you did not before, that the police departments of your country have been endowed with the authority to destroy your body. It does not matter if the destruction is the result of an unfortunate overreaction. It does not matter if it originates in a misunderstanding. It does not matter if the destruction springs from a foolish policy. Sell cigarettes without the proper authority and your body can be destroyed. Resent the people trying to entrap your body and it can be destroyed. Turn into a dark stairwell and your body can be destroyed. The destroyers will rarely be held accountable. Mostly they will receive pensions.”
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me


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01/11 marked as: read

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