Root-Work: Ta-Nehisi Coates

There is a deeper dislogic haunting this country on race. It can’t be beaten with facts, stats and arguments. The notion that black people are a problem is superreligious. It is bone-deep. It haunts everything and we can’t, in this time, get loose. There needs to some fundamental root-work done here. I feel like I’ve spent the past few years playing with a hedge-trimmer, when what I need is a chainsaw. A diamond-grit chainsaw.

Read the rest at The Atlantic via Racialicious

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