Ta-Nehisi Coates was recently wrote an intriguing article, “The Case for Reparations.” Published in The Atlantic, the article presents an in-depth argument on why its practical for black Americans (who are descendants of slaves) to receive reparations.
Twitter users have reacted to the article. Read there comments below.
You gotta read Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Atlantic essay about the case for reparations. Very well researched and argued. Powerful piece.
— Touré (@Toure) May 22, 2014
He thought about fighting. “Just be quiet,” his father told him. “Because they’ll come and kill us all.”- The Case for Reparations, Atlantic
— rondaracha (@rondaracha) May 22, 2014
The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates is one of the best pieces of journalism I’ve ever read. http://t.co/ub8VgwQlrw
— Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) May 22, 2014
TNC’s case for reparations — the best essayist in the business at the height of his power: http://t.co/VJ3aZKDHxb
— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) May 22, 2014
Meanwhile, Ta-Nehisi Coates has done something extraordinary. “Must read” is nowhere near strong enough. http://t.co/csVhtQ7lLu
— a. o. scott (@aoscott) May 22, 2014
Ta-Nehisi Coates has written a text that should be taught immediately. His convincing argument for reparations: http://t.co/PB2CYD0OLV
— Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) May 22, 2014
Read the article here.