Ta-Nehisi Coates / Toni Morrison Our Best of the Decade series continues with two of the most influential writers of our time. In 2015, Coates discussed his book 'Between the World and Me.' Formatted as a letter to his son, Coates writes about the different forms of violence young African Americans face on the street, in school and from the police. Morrison, who died in 2019, spoke with Terry Gross in 2015 about aging and regret.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates / Toni Morrison

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Ta-Nehisi Coates / Toni Morrison

Ta-Nehisi Coates / Toni Morrison

Ta-Nehisi Coates / Toni Morrison

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Our Best of the Decade series continues with two of the most influential writers of our time. In 2015, Coates discussed his book 'Between the World and Me.' Formatted as a letter to his son, Coates writes about the different forms of violence young African Americans face on the street, in school and from the police. Morrison, who died in 2019, spoke with Terry Gross in 2015 about aging and regret.