As part of The Atlantic’s eighth-annual Washington Ideas Week, Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on American culture, race and politics. Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics and social issues. He is the author of two books, The Beautiful Struggle and Between the World and Me. In addition to earning a MacArthur Fellowship in 2015, Coates has received the National Magazine Award and the George Polk Award. Coates recently returned to the U.S. after spending a year in Paris with his wife and son.
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