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Posts tagged “Ta-Nehisi Coates”

The Racial Double Standard

Black philosophy student asks: ‘Why can black people get away with behavior that white people can’t?’

Posted June 5th, 2018

The Petty Barbecue Tyrant: A Story Of Our Time

Not every pain-in-the-butt white person is Bull Connor

Posted May 15th, 2018

How Ta-Nehisi Coates Got That Way

His problem is not the persistence of racism, but with the inability of atheism to offer hope

Posted May 8th, 2018

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Racist Hackery

Alas for Jeff Goldberg’s Atlantic: a magazine is a terrible thing to waste

Posted May 7th, 2018

John McWhorter Kicks Butt, Takes Names

Black Columbia scholar sounds off uncompromisingly on campus leftism

Posted December 15th, 2017

God Vs. Identity Politics

If you will not have Him, then prepare for the return of the tribal gods

Posted October 11th, 2017

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Scar

When we see the world through our wound, we may think the world sees us through it too

Posted September 12th, 2017

The Pencing Of Ta-Nehisi Coates

The white Evangelical Christian veep is not the only man who protects his marriage

Posted March 31st, 2017

J.D. Vance on CNN

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author talks poverty and Trump

Posted July 30th, 2016

Exiled By Success

Ta-Nehisi Coates discovers that after you’re famous, you really can’t go home again

Posted May 10th, 2016

Ta-Nehisi’s Voting Sanders

Leading black public intellectual feels the Bern

Posted February 10th, 2016

If You Get Rich And Famous…

‘Je suis snob,’ says Ta-Nehisi Coates. I don’t believe it

Posted December 14th, 2015

The Persistence of the Plinth

Why are post-apartheid South African blacks turning on their leaders? What does it have to do with the US?

Posted November 19th, 2015

Famous Black Radical Makes Chic Move

Ta-Nehisi Coates leaves body-crushing US for a year in Paris

Posted October 1st, 2015

Ban These Books, Please

Which books should never have been published, and should never be read by anyone?

Posted September 30th, 2015

TNC, Tolstoy, Dante

‘In His will is our peace,’ and in nothing else

Posted August 19th, 2015

Trump and Elitism

Those people, the Trumps, are a kind of solution

Posted August 17th, 2015