Between the World and Me

“The pursuit of knowing was freedom to me, the right to declare your own curiosities and follow them through all manner of books. I was made for the library, not the classroom. The classroom was a jail of other people’s interests. The library was open, unending, free.”

Between the World and Me, p. 48
By Ta-Nehisi Coates
Published 2015

Photo by Rachel Dowda

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