Episode 2 – Ta-Nehisi Coates: Dreams of a Father
Season 2, Episode 2 • Animation, Documentary, TV-G, 30-Jul-2020
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s memoirs and essays on race, politics, and culture are now some of the most widely read in American letters. In an interview with Topic recorded in Manhattan, Coates reflects on how parenthood made him the writer he is today.
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Episode 4 – Dolores Huerta: Surviving...
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