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Between the World and Me: Meet the Author

Recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in October 2015, Ta-Nehisi Coates writes about social issues and politics and is perhaps best known for his influential writing on race in America.

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About the Author

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle. Coates has received the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism, and the George Polk Award for his Atlantic cover story "The Case for Reparations." He lives in New York with his wife and son. 

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