Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Thursday, Oct 12 12 p.m. (ET)

“History Is A Harsh Taskmaster”: Ta-Nehisi Coates On How America’s Past Explains The State Of Race Today

Local Washington was the setting for many of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates' formative experiences. Kojo sat with him in one of Washington's most historic black churches to discuss how those experiences, and the election of President Barack Obama, led to his new book "We Were Eight Years In Power."

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