A Twitter Q&A With Ta-Nehisi Coates

By Matt Ford

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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