Write a full, coherent essay exploring the question below. Include direct references and examples from three (3) texts
Coates writes to his son in his fifteenth year because, as he tells him, “… this was the year you saw Eric Garner choked to death for selling cigarettes…. And you know now, if you did not before, that the police departments of your country have been endowed with the authority to destroy your body” (9).
Based on this, what would Coates tell Anzaldua about her concept of “mestiza consciousness”? In your discussion, make sure to explain how each writer Coates and Anzaldua defines the cultural construct of “race,” and how/why each arrived at this definition.
Develop a specific, narrowed thesis statement to address this question, and write an essay with ample evidence and analysis to prove your thesis.
· direct reference to Coates and Anzaldua plus one other course text (your choice), for a minimum of three (3) texts;
· specific, narrowed thesis addressing the above question;
· minimum of 3.5 pages of text plus a completed, correct MLA Works Cited page