Ta-Nehisi Coates’ (Flawed) Argument for Reparations

Ta-Nehisi Coates makes a powerful argument for reparations and one that raises important questions. After more than a century and a half, who inherits the obligation to pay for slavery and who inherits the right to receive payment? Who inherits the obligation to make amends, and who inherits the right to forgive?
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The First Challenge On the (Still) Radical Notion that People Should Govern Themselves

A lot of digital ink has been spilled over the sad state of affairs in Washington; namely, the inability of the two major parties to reach any sort of meaningful consensus on how to tackle the nation’s most pressing challenges … Continue reading