He rages against the police and the America that allows them to get away with their murders, admits he feels very little sympathy for the 9/11 attacks, sneers that no white person actually thinks they are a racist even though they most definitely are. He has never been one for violence but felt it that day. From the creators of SparkNotes, something better. Very Far Away from Anywhere Else is not spoken of as frequently as Earthsea or Hainish, and there are other books that changed me as a writer â Orlando, Lolita, White Noise, Fortress of Solitude â but this book changed me as a person. The fact that they own land distinguishes them from their black sharecropping neighbors who have to work for white landowners. Not affiliated with Harvard College. The Question and Answer section for Between the World and Me is a great Rage filled him. Jones’s death at the hand of the Prince George County police is utterly staggering to Coates because Jones should have been immune from such an absurd death; he was from a well-to-do family, highly educated, and far away from the streets. This section contains the climax of the text, if it is proper to call it that – the death of Prince Jones. They had gone to see a show on the Upper West Side and were coming down an escalator. So Iâm free, but alone. When I found myself going through a depression in high school, instead of doing what Owen did â walking in the fog, throwing away his acceptance letters â I found help. It made no sense – Prince was through the system, but they still got him. In our middle-class way we protected ourselves from that, avoided using a word that would make it almost impossible not to break down. Summary of Class 04 8.02 order to find the potential anywhere else you must integrate from this place where it is known (e.g. I got serious about writing. It is a brutal, honest, and searingly personal part of the text. One day, he and his wife took Samori to a preschool for a tour. Prince George County has black politicians, black residents, and a black police force. Coates struggles with the fact that the apparatus that killed Prince was actually black. His wife fell in love with New York through movies and music and they moved there just two months before 9/11. One of the most salient components of the text is that the black body is constantly under threat. A perfectionist already, I couldnât admit to myself that I wasnât just bored that day, but lost. All of the time, lessons, love, and hope were shattered. The officer was a known liar. He descends into a depression and is more alone than ever. As time went on, the terrible details filtered in. There was no difference between the police who died there and the police officer who killed Prince Jones. Her talents were mostly saved for my friend, from verbal barbs to actual punches, but one time when I intervened, Cameron had an ace line for me: âYou think youâre so good, just because youâre a Schultz.â.