Ta-Nehisi Coates: Race Measured Different

Posted by admin on Friday, December 23, 2016

Ta-Nehisi Coates Money Quote saying racists measure a man differently depending on his race and hold whites to lower standards than those required of other races. So Trump was elected. Ta-Nehisi Coates said:
 
How racism works. To be president, [Obama] had to be scholarly, intelligent, president of the Harvard Law Review, the product of some of our greatest educational institutions, capable of talking to two different worlds ... Donald Trump had to be rich and white. That was it. That’s the difference Quote
 

“How racism works. To be president, [Obama] had to be scholarly, intelligent, president of the Harvard Law Review, the product of some of our greatest educational institutions, capable of talking to two different worlds … Donald Trump had to be rich and white. That was it. That’s the difference” — Ta-Nehisi Coates

 
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