Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Go ahead, give Trump a chance — can’t be worse than that n****r we’ve had the last eight years.” On March 9, 2016, around 10 p.m., those statements floated toward me from a middle-aged, working class white man about 20 ...

“And the notion that black lives, black bodies and black wealth were rightful targets remained deeply rooted in the broader society,” writes Ta-Nehisi Coates, in the Atlantic article “The Case for Reparations.” Coates has a way with words that is ...