Once one of America's most respected scholars, the Race Matters author is now just a glorified troll.

The Banter Long Read: The crux of West's essay is felt in the title: "Ta-Nehisi Coates is the Neoliberal Face of the Black Freedom Struggle." For eighteen paragraphs, some consisting of only one sentence, he accuses Coates of not fully understanding white supremacy because he does not attack war, Wall Street, and the American Empire, all of which he believes facilitate white domination of society...

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