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Ta-Nehisi Coates
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1

What types of works did Paul Coates publish in the publishing operation he set up in his basement? Why did he feel the need to publish and disseminate these books himself?

2

Describe Paul Coates’s childhood. How did that experience impact his later life and how he treated and raised his seven children?

3

What are particular traits of a gifted child did Ta-Nehisi display? Since he was bright and gifted why didn’t he do well at school and why was he a disciplinary problem?

4

What perils waited at the doorstep of the boys of West Baltimore like Ta-Nehisi and Big Bill? How did the two brothers respond differently to the lure of the street?

5

What were the circumstances that led to Paul joining the Black Panthers? How did his experience there impact the rest of his life?

6

How did Paul and Cheryl meet? What disagreements did...

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