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Cornel West-Ta-Nehisi Coates beef is an episode of ‘Housewives’ we can’t help but watch

Cornel West-Ta-Nehisi Coates beef is an episode of ‘Housewives’ we can’t help but watch

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(Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images and Monica Schipper/Getty Images) On this week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta The Real Intellectuals of Black Academia , the world tuned in as civil rights icon Cornel West took “Neo- Liberal Darling” Ta-Nehisi Coates to task over his book “We Were Eight Years In Power: An American Tragedy.”

Being one who has never shied away from the critique of a “dear brother,” West took the opportunity to use various media platforms to drive home the point of how detrimental he believes Coates’ ascension into the white gaze could be to the Black community he’s long fought to protect.

All the makings of an exhausting week of intellectual acrobatics, lines being drawn in the sand, and millions tuning in for “what will happen next week?”

Let’s go back a few episodes. ‘I said what I said!’ Weeks ago, during a confessional a video interview […]

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