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Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates, the Alfred Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute, is the author of The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood. He blogs at ta-nehisicoates.theatlantic.com.


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