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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a senior editor for The Atlantic and blogs on its website about politics, culture and social issues. He has worked for The Village.

Ferguson, the Foreclosure Crisis and America's Hedge-Fund Landlords

Financial entities are buying up and renting out underwater properties in Ferguson — and across America.

Maya Angelou: “Because if You Were Black You Never Felt Really Safe"

In this clip from an interview Bill did with the writer in 1982, Angelou returns to her hometown and describes what it felt like to cross over from the black part of ...