Ta-Nehisi Coates is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Between the World and Me, winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates

We Were Eight Years in Power

We Were Eight Years in Power


In these “urgently relevant essays,”* the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me “reflects on race, Barack Obama’s presidency and its jarring aftermath”*—including the election of Donald Trump.

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