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Ta-Nehisi Coates

The essay "The Paranoid Style of American Policing" by Ta-Nehisi Coates first appeared in The Atlantic on December 30, 2015. It begins with an anecdote from Coates's childhood. When he was ten...

Latest answer posted April 6, 2020, 12:46 am (UTC)

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Ta-Nehisi Coates

In his 2015 essay "The Paranoid Style of American Policing," Ta-Nehisi Coates draws comparisons between how people in his community de-escalate potentially violent situations with the way that...

Latest answer posted August 19, 2021, 1:16 am (UTC)

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Ta-Nehisi Coates

Coates is essentially arguing against his liberal critics, two of whom (Kevin Drum and David Frum) had written against one of his previous pieces in The Atlantic, which made a case for a committee...

Latest answer posted May 5, 2019, 4:19 pm (UTC)

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Ta-Nehisi Coates

"The Paranoid Style of American Policing" is an article by African American author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates (born September 30, 1975) originally published in The Atlantic on 30 December...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2020, 8:56 am (UTC)

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