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Dutch Newspaper Calls Ta-Nehisi Coates N*gger In Book Review

AFRICANGLOBE - Dutch newspaper NRC is under scrutiny after publishing a review of Ta-Nehisi Coates‘ newest book Between the World and Me, with the headline, “Nigger Are You Crazy?,”

‘I Have Become Radicalized’: Ta-Nehisi Coates On His ‘Low Expectations’ For...

AFRICANGLOBE - In New York Magazine’s profile of Ta-Nehisi Coates — timed to coincide with the publication of his new book, “Between the World and Me” — the Atlantic writer spoke at length about his sudden, though demonstrably deserved, rise to national prominence as a uncompromising chronicler of the Black experience in America.

What Reparations In America Could Look Like

AFRICANGLOBE - If the United States did decide to have some sort of program of reparations focused on righting the wrongs of the past, what might that program look like? Ta-Nehisi Coates made the case that America owes reparations to its Black community. But he purposely left out the details of what a reparations program might look like. We will now make a proposal, for your consideration.

Right Wing Media Pretends Racism Doesn’t Exist

AFRICANGLOBE - If Chief Justice John Roberts had his way, we’d all follow right-wing media’s lead and stop talking about race. As Roberts famously stated, ‘the way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.

America’s Moral Debt To Black Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - The debate over reparations—a payment for slavery, segregation and unequal lives—has a beginning, but it seems no end. Our forefathers spoke of the promise of 40 acres and a mule. Our leaders cried out, few as eloquently as Rev. Martin L. King, Jr. more than 50 years ago: “Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given Black people a bad check—a check that has come back marked ‘insufficient funds.’ But we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt.

Why The U.S. Should Pay Reparations To Black Americans

AFRICANGLOBE - The case for reparations, in short, is straightforward. As a matter of public policy, America stole wealth from Black people, denied them a shot at prosperity, and deprived them of equal citizenship.