Author Ta-Nehisi Coates Hit Back at Mitch McConnell on Slavery Reparations for African-Americans


MNI Media

Release Date

Wednesday, June 19, 2019


During a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, June 19th, on reparations for slavery in the United States, Author Ta-Nehisi Coates powerfully rebuffed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's comments made the previous day about reparations.

McConnell claimed that the U.S government should not pay out reparations to African-Americans based on the fact slavery ended more than 150 years ago.

Coates hit back in an epic way. Hear his response as posted below:

Latest Stories