Culture Vince Young Responds Ta-Nehisi Coates November 23, 2010 Link Copied Don't know if it's much of a response, but still, here it is. We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to email@example.com. Ta-Nehisi Coates is a former national correspondent for The Atlantic. He is the author of The Beautiful Struggle, Between the World and Me, We Were Eight Years in Power, and The Water Dancer.