Daily Archives: December 20, 2017

Wikipedia updates Ta-Nehisi’s bio almost immediately

West’s critique is obviously important https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ta-Nehisi_Coates On December 17, 2017, the philosopher and activist Cornel West published an editorial in The Guardian with the title: “Ta-Nehisi Coates is the neoliberal face of the black freedom struggle”.[33] The premise of the article was that Coates “fetishizes white supremacy” and, in West’s view, represents “narrow racial tribalism and myopic political neo-liberalism” by wrongly casting […]

We Were Eight Years in Power? Bullshit!

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is the Neoliberal Face of the Black Freedom Struggle by Cornel West Ta-Nehisi Coates’ We Were Eight Years in Power, a book about Barack Obama’s presidency and the tenacity of white supremacy, has captured the attention of many of us. One crucial question is why now in this moment has his apolitical pessimism […]