African Diaspora: 8 Books Being Read Most By African Americans
“Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
“Between the World and Me” is a non-fiction book by The Atlantic blog writer Te-Nehisi Coates, who is known for writing unpopular, unconventional and sometimes even radical truths, according to Nytimes.com. Between the world and Me is Coates’s current-era version of James Baldwin’s book, “The Fire Next Time,” and is written in the form of letters to the author’s son. The book delves into being black in the U.S. including the history of violence against black people and unfair policing of black youth.