Author Ta-Nehisi Coates in Baltimore City, Md on July 16, 2015. 

Gabriella Demczuk/ The New York Times

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates in Baltimore City, Md on July 16, 2015. Gabriella Demczuk/ The New York Times

David Cole, National Legal Director of the ACLU, talks about partisan divides and the challenge of defending our civil liberties, then, Ta-Nehisi Coates, best-selling author and Atlantic Magazine national correspondent on race relations in America and why he considers Donald Trump to be America’s “first white president.”

Guests

  • David Cole National legal director, ACLU
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates National correspondent, The Atlantic; most recent books: We Were Eight Years In Power" and "Between the World and Me"

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