“The recovering alcoholic may well have to live with his illness for the rest of his life. But at least he is not living a drunken lie. Reparations beckons us to reject the intoxication of hubris and see America as it is — the work of fallible humans … An America that asks what it owes its most vulnerable citizens is improved and humane.” In an interesting and detailed piece that provides an overview of the broad damages caused by institutionalized racism, The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates makes The Case fo Reparations.