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Beyond the Code of the Streets

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Among young black men who’ve made it, the Code of the Streets still exerts a pull.

Mark Isero‘s insight:

This personal narrative is almost a year old, but I found it today while following the debate between Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jonathan Chait on "the culture of poverty" vs. "black culture." Mr. Coates is an extraordinary writer. English teachers should assign this essay.

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