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About the Author

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and author of the The Beautiful Struggle and Between the World and Me. Coates has received the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism, and the George Polk Award for his Atlantic cover story "The Case for Reparations."  He lives in New York with his wife and son.