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Atkinson Lecture Series: Ta-Nehisi Coates at Willamette U. in #SalemOR – Feb. 1st

Roxane GayAtkinson Lecture Series

Best-selling author, Ta-Nehisi Coates

“A Deeper Black: Race in America”

February 1, 2017 starting at 7:00 PM

Willamette University | Smith Auditorium

An Atlantic National Correspondent and 2015 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award Winner, Coates has written many influential articles, including “The Case for Reparations,” which reignited the long-dormant conversation of how to repay African-Americans for generations of lost wealth because of an oppressive system of institutional racism. New York magazine called the George Polk Award-winning cover story “probably the most discussed magazine piece of the Obama era.”

(Doors open at 6 for the 7 PM lecture)

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