Compare and Contrast Essay:
In Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Primary Source) emphasizes the ways that racism is experienced as violence against black bodies and argues that racism is a visceral experience. Using at least two other readings from this semester, write an essay in which you complicate Coates argument. You have to disagree with Ta-Nehisi Coates points. Use supportive evidence and quotes from the secondary articles (at least two other articles Ive provided from the lists).

To complicate Coates argument, you should use at least two other readings from this semester that allow an exploration of racism in ways other than the violence discussed by Coates. Then analyze the ways those other explorations of racism conflict with and relate to Coates argument.

Your essay should be guided by a thesis that directly and specifically answers all parts of the prompt. Your paragraphs should start with topic sentences that support the thesis statement, and your arguments should be backed by specific evidence (quotes and examples) from the text6 full pages. Make sure to proofread your essay for grammar and spelling.