My favorite thing about TNR: no black people. RIPAs I pointed out this morning, Ann Althouse and her lop-headed kid - as if on cue - are over there "bellyaching" about change.
— Aminatou Sow (@aminatou) December 4, 2014
Sorry whenever journos lose jobs, but some of us colored folk will always remember @tnr with mixed feelings.It's almost like the allure of white racist influence is now a scent they can smell, and hone in on, like a beacon.
— Ta-Nehisi Coates (@tanehisicoates) December 4, 2014
@tanehisicoates Amen. Is there any world whiter than @tnr? Maybe the Washington Monthly?They'll pretend TNR was a "serious" magazine, filled with serious ideas, but actual serious readers (and writers) know better.
— Lydia Polgreen (@lpolgreen) December 4, 2014
It's sad when people can't move on from being called congenitally subhuman due to their race @jonathanchait @tanehisicoatesBecause - like with me and Althouse - we not only see what's there but what's never been:
— Fuck 'Em Up, Squanto (@Bro_Pair) December 4, 2014
I've seen one black writer express sadness. About the same amount of black people I knew (personally) who loved Elvis. It's amazing.And that - along with being on the right side of history - is any sense of anybody else's humanity,...
— Ta-Nehisi Coates (@tanehisicoates) December 5, 2014