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Coates' 2014 Atlantic essay "The Case for Reparations" is largely credited with bringing discussion of reparations back into the national spotlight.
Ta-Nehisi Coates testified before Congress in support of reparations for slavery.
“I don’t think reparations for something that happened 150 years ago for whom none of us currently living are responsible is a good idea,” McConnell said.
The hearing — the first time since 2007 that the House has heard testimony on the topic of slavery reparations — will be held on June 19, the day of Juneteenth.
"Sometimes you change your mind in ways you never could have imagined."
Facing a blackface scandal, the governor has started reading Ta-Nehisi Coates.
In a staff meeting, Jeffrey Goldberg and Ta-Nehisi Coates discussed the hiring and firing of a conservative writer. But it wound up being about a lot more than that.
The acclaimed essayist admits he's not convinced he "can tell a great 'Captain America' story."
"Shocking that someone charged with defending their country, in some profound way, does not comprehend the country they claim to defend."
The writer's latest essay falls short as a piece of political analysis.
The author outlined several things the president has done in the past that may point to a racist ideology.
The film, which explores an academic scandal, is being written by Ta-Nehisi Coates.