The Weight of Privilege

"The person who enjoys privilege always knows less about the person who lives under the weight of that privilege than the people who are actually under it."

This quote comes from an interview that aired on NPR in November 2020.

About the Author

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a former staff writer at The Village Voice and Time and has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, and numerous other publications. He lives in New York City.

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