A Twitter Q&A With Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Atlantic's National Correspondent answers questions about his argument for reparations, the reactions he's received, and what's next.

Readers and commentators from across the ideological spectrum continue to debate "The Case for Reparations," Ta-Nehisi Coates' June cover story for The Atlantic. Earlier today, Ta-Nehisi held a two-hour question-and-answer session on his Twitter feed, where he discussed his article, the research that went into it, the reactions to it, and where the debate should go from here.

You can read the entire conversation below, curated for readability.

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Matt Ford is an associate editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees the National Channel and works on social media.

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