The Fact of a Dual Society

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

I gave a talk earlier today which will be familiar to most of you. I try not to talk much in public. But I'm doing a lot more lately. I don't know what that means. I have this fear of becoming a dude more known for running his mouth than banging it out. (Which is why I left Twitter.) Anyway give this a listen while you do the dishes or while you're screwing around with the new SimCity. Or whatever else the kids are doing these days. 

Here's to forever banging it out.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/10/the-fact-of-a-dual-society/280415/