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In Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates

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  • On today’s program, best-selling writer Ta-Nehisi Coates explores race in America. On October 28, Coates spoke to a packed house in Berkeley Ca. The event was produced by KPFA and moderated by Greg Bridges.
  • Coates is the author of the new book, “Between the World and Me,” which has been hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States”

    A former Village Voice writer, Coates is the Journalist in Residence at the School of Journalism at CUNY. He was previously the Martin Luther King Visiting Associate Professor at MIT, and has been awarded the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism. He is the winner of a 2015 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award.

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