Obama Gets It Right, When It Comes to Fatherhood
When it comes to race, one of the most gifted writers on the contemporary American scene is Ta-Nehisi Coates. His most recent Atlantic cover story on reparations is a tour de force, chronicling the poisonous legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, and contemporary racial segregation for generations of African Americans, past and present. Coates is right about much when it comes to race in America, but he’s off the mark about one thing: black fathers.