Toni Morrison exhorts us to read Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book, Between the World and Me, by just putting it out there: “This is required reading.” The only way I could expand on that perfect direction is to possibly add, “Then, re-read.” I hope over the next many months to come back to Coates’ writing and thinking again and again, but today I focus on his notion of whiteness. 549 more words
Who killed freedom
Tell me father
Who murdered democracy?
Why is it the ever so famous couple
Pays us not a visit at all?
Was it not you who promised us day and night… 169 more words