Culture Ohio We Go Hard: Sherrod Brown As You've Never Seen Him Ta-Nehisi Coates November 5, 2012 Link Copied Here is how that Hopey Changey thing is working out. We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.