Quotation Explorer - 'Ta-Nehisi Coates'

I did not tell you it would be okay because I never believed it would be okay. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Some of us make it out. But the game is played with loaded dice. I wish I had known more, and I wished I had known it sooner. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Racism is not merely a simplistic hatred. It is, more often, broad sympathy toward some and broader skepticism toward others... - Ta-Nehisi Coates
There are no racists in America, or at least none that the people who need to be white know personally. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
You and I, my son, are that "below." That was true in 1776. It is true today. There is no them without you, and without the right to break you they must necessarily fall from the mountain, lose their divinity, and tumble out of the Dream. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Racism is, among other things, the unearned skepticism of one group of humans joined to the unearned sympathy for another. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Never forget that we were enslaved in this country longer than we have been free. Never forget that for 250 years black people were born into chains-whole generations followed by more generations who knew nothing but chains. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
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