Ta-Nehisi Coates with Michele Norris

When:  
Time:  
Wednesday 8 April 2015
7:00 pm
Where:   Lensic Performing Arts Center

211 West San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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 : Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates, writer, journalist, and educator is a senior editor for The Atlantic, where he writes about… Read full bio.

 : Michele Norris

Michele Norris is an award-winning journalist who reported for ABC News and wrote for The Washington Post, the… Read full bio.


About this Event

Ta-Nehisi Coates, writer, journalist, and educator, is also a senior editor for The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. His recent piece titled The Case for Reparations intricately and provocatively traces the history of racism in the United States from slavery to recent examples of housing discrimination. The much-lauded piece set a single-day traffic record for a magazine article on The Atlantic’s web site, and the attention it has garnered has given Coates a greater forum to wrestle with questions of identity — both blackness and whiteness. The event was followed by a talk with Michele Norris.

This event was part of the In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom lecture series.



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Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke about his work, then was joined in conversation by Michele Norris. | Duration: 1:22:33 | Download this
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Video from this Event

Ta-Nehisi Coates, introduced by Michele Norris, talked about his work.
Ta-Nehisi Coates was joined in conversation with Michele Norris.

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