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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Kristin Trehearne Lane
Communication Specialist
312.915.7712
ktrehearne@luc.edu

MEDIA ALERT

Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Urban Research and Learning to Host
The Atlantic Correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates
Coates Will Discuss Popular Article, “The Case for Reparations”

What:
Ta-Nehisi Coates, national correspondent for The Atlantic, will speak at Loyola University Chicago about his cover article “The Case for Reparations,” which was published last fall and earned Coates a 2014 George Polk Award for Commentary. The article highlights the enduring legacy of slavery and racism against African-Americans in today’s society and received international attention.

A panel discussion will follow and feature Coates alongside:

The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required, but seating is limited.

Who:
Ta-Nehisi Coates is an award-winning national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

When:
Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.

Where:
Loyola University Chicago
Lake Shore Campus
Mundelein Auditorium
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660

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