Ta Nehisi Coates
Originally published 10/03/2017
"I really enjoy talking to historians, for the most part, because there’s so much — this is going to sound elitist but it’s true — there’s just a basic ignorance about facts in American history.”
Originally published 03/08/2017
“I think it’s very important to actually say that word, to acknowledge that something was done in these institutions.”
Originally published 12/11/2015
Writers who commit themselves to only writing hopeful things are committing themselves to the ahistorical and the mythical.
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