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How does it feel to be stopped by the police?

2-minute Google

Find out about the death of Prince Jones.

Find ONE rhetorical device used in this section (pgs 75-108).

How does the author use that device to relate to his main idea?

Grounding question-

What is more important in a society: safety or justice?

2-minute Google

Define "racist".

If you continue to forgive oppressors, will the oppression ever stop? What change will occur from forgiveness?

Will lasting change happen if people are comfortable in their situation?

Coates does not mention the phrase "white privilege". How does Coates show the power of this phenomenon?


Find an instance of this. Why is it included in this text?

Pages 140-152

Why does Coates spend so many pages on his visit to Prince Jones' mother?

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