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Ta-Nehisi Coates Discusses White Supremacy And 'The Case For Reparations'

05/23/2014 12:22 pm ET | Updated May 23, 2014

In his groundbreaking piece "The Case for Reparations," Ta-Nehisi Coates presents a powerful argument deconstructing the effects of white supremacy on the lives and economic standing of black Americans.

In an interview with Bill Moyers, Coates explains why he advocates for a systematic approach to solving the issue of inequity in America and why it is separate from the fight against poverty and other issues on the national agenda.

Watch Coates' full interview above.

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