Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Friday, Nov 24 12 p.m. (ET)

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

Local Washington was the setting for many of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates' formative experiences. We revisit Kojo's interview with Coates 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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