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Between the World and Me - Section 3 Summary & Analysis

Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Pages 135 through 147 – The first part of this concluding section consists of a lengthy summary of the author’s interview with Dr. Mable Jones, the mother of Prince Carmen Jones. He recounts her story of rising from poverty through school, university, and medical school to the head of radiology at a prestigious hospital; how her success made her ambitious and generous with her children (including Prince); how shattered she was when he was killed; and how optimistic she had been that the killer would be brought to justice. The author describes her powerful self-control, the care and focus with which she tells her story, and the pain and anger that always seem to be beneath the surface, likening how she looks to pictures of early equal rights protestors in their “armor” of determination. She also refers to how it can take only one act, one...

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