On this week’s show we interview Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic and author of the New York Times bestseller Between The World and Me.
He talks about the reception of his book, his relationship to Baldwin and Wright, and his favorite rom-coms!
Here are five random things you can look forward to hearing this episode:
- The public's mistrust of Trump might be especially dangerous in a catastrophe rooted in science — like an asteroid or the next Ebola.
- Thousands of people hit the streets on Saturday to participate in the People's Climate March, a protest against Trump's environmental policies.
- Turkey's government has blocked users in the country from visiting Wikipedia in yet another crackdown on free speech.
- Will Ferrell showed up to a special taping of Samantha Bee's "Not The White House Correspondents Dinner" as George W. Bush.