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Ta-Nehisi Coates’s magisterial essay reintroduced the subject of reparations, but it’s a mistake to assume that it had ever completely disappeared.
MAY 30, 2014WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT REPARATIONSPOSTED BY JELANI COBB
OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:
"The unspoken divide between black people and white people—whether over reparations, affirmative action, or the question of paying N.C.A.A. athletes—comes down to a question of history. "
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