Ta-Nehisi Coates schools, discusses race on NPR’s Fresh Air

The Case for Reparations introduced me to Ta-Nehisi Coates, and his latest interview with Terri Gross has piqued my interest in his new book, Between the World and Me. I love hearing someone breakdown concepts that have trouble articulating, especially to people who are hearing/thinking about them for the first time. One highlight of the interview is at 16:10 when Coates schools a skeptical Gross about the importance of context – I always feel bad when I let microagressions slide, and IΒ  applaud Coates for laying it out neatly for Gross to understand. Listen to the whole piece over at NPR’s Books Blog.

White book cover with black text that says Ta-Nehisi Coates Between the World and Me. Subscript says 'This is required reading' - Toni Morrison
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