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He has in many ways become the country’s most recognized black writer, a latter-day James Baldwin.

Ta-Nehisi Coates weighs consequences in ‘We Were Eight Years in Power’

October 26th, 2017

He has in many ways become the country’s most recognized black writer, a latter-day James Baldwin.

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