The Importance Of Being Politically Correct – Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Importance Of Being Politically Correct – Ta-Nehisi Coates: “Liberal Tolerance is the long war, it’s the long game. It’s Barack Obama, at his core. Liberal tolerance–not Jesse Helms–argued for interracial unions. Liberal tolerance is what allowed Obama to neutralize Rev. Wright, and make his race speech. Liberal tolerance is what allowed him to go …

The Power Of Appointment – Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Power Of Appointment – Ta-Nehisi Coates: “More likely, when you have a party, in which people feel comfortable coming to rallies and saying on camera that they won’t vote for a black guy, then that party will have people asserting the right to mispronounce Sotomayor’s name. That party will have people arguing that Sotomayer’s …