"A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates" with Kathryn Edin, Bruce Western & William Julius Wilson

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Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Kathryn Edin
William Julius Wilson
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard College Black Men's Forum
Hutchins Center for African and African American Research
Ash Center for Democratic Governance & Innovation

Ta-Nehisi Coates, journalist and National Correspondent for The Atlantic, joined moderator Bruce Western, Professor of Sociology at Harvard University and Director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at HKS, as well as Kathryn Edin, Distinguished Bloomberg Professor at Johns Hopkins University, and William Julius Wilson, Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University for a conversation on race relations in the U.S. The discussion touched on a host of topics including mass incarceration, policing in high crime areas, and reparations.