# Which of the following best describes the relationship between the author’s quotation of Coates in the middle of the first paragraph (“But I think . . . half as much”) and her discussion of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative that follows it?

Which of the following best describes the relationship between the author’s quotation of Coates in the middle of the first paragraph (“But I think . . . half as much”) and her discussion of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative that follows it?

Answer: The quotation expresses disapproval of a tenet adopted by Obama; the discussion that follows it explains the author’s disapproval by highlighting problematic aspects of a specific program.