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Ta Coates got fired from The Atlantic for undisclosed reasons

lol what's REALLY going on here? Ta-Nehisi Coates steppin...
Orchid whorehouse knife
  07/21/18
Libs are such retrograde dumbasses
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  07/21/18
plagiarism, sexism, or corruption?
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  07/22/18
plagiarism is my first thought.
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  07/23/18
He's getting out of the way because he doesn't want to be em...
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  07/21/18
Tax free, too.
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(Kevin spacey)
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I thought he got handsy with a ton of guys
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  07/21/18
the entire catholic church?
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  07/22/18
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He never finished college so LMAO at this uppity nig with a ...
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  07/21/18
He doesn't even use half his fancy words properly. It's obvi...
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Yes?
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(Penultimate racist)
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  07/23/18
lol
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  07/23/18
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  07/22/18
The Atlantic is too conservative.
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  07/21/18
I think they finally realized that he doesnt hate white priv...
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  07/21/18
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  07/21/18
yeah im sure the beady eyed hooknosed kikes running the atla...
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  07/21/18
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  07/21/18
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  07/21/18
Plagiarism or ghost writing
Ocher market
  07/21/18
His being utterly destroyed by real black scholars like John...
twinkling piazza
  07/21/18
i doubt that would be enough for them to shitcan a macarthur...
Orchid whorehouse knife
  07/21/18
Right, but every single black intellectual coming out agains...
twinkling piazza
  07/21/18
I thought west has
Pink Set Hominid
  07/21/18
Twist: MacArthur Grant was given for plagiarized work.
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  07/23/18
Idiocracy
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  07/21/18
Lol look at how he speaks - so eloquent! “I was not like,...
Ocher market
  07/21/18
He failed out of fucking Howard, bro. Heroin addicts get deg...
twinkling piazza
  07/21/18
CR. Comm major , no less. I remember a quote from his former...
Ocher market
  07/21/18
I thought Blue Smoke went to Yale?
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wow, he used the word 'dude' in casual conversation. So ghet...
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  07/21/18
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  07/21/18
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  07/22/18
(dude who's never heard of, like, codeswitching)
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all you have to do is read some of his articles and you'd un...
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  07/21/18
This is very much a read between the lines departure
Ocher market
  07/21/18
expand on that. i basically stopped reading whatever made i...
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interesting because i can't really imagine writing for the a...
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before his book he definitely had a following outside the tr...
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if he expended a ton more energy on cultural stuff like this...
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A good poast
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wtf a TNC dude poast that i agree with is this from the B...
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“interesting because i can't really imagine writing for the ...
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Theodore, why do Black people always demand that their inter...
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  07/21/18
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  07/22/18
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  07/22/18
If he was metooed, they'd let us know
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  07/21/18
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  07/21/18
MAFFS.
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  07/22/18
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  07/22/18
lol
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  07/22/18
I have friends in editorial at that shit rag who, once you g...
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  07/21/18
what have they said about him
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  07/21/18
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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:30 PM
Author: Orchid whorehouse knife

lol what's REALLY going on here?

Ta-Nehisi Coates stepping down at The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates will be stepping down as a national correspondent at The Atlantic after 10 years with the publication, according to The Washington Post.

"Our colleague, and dear friend, Ta-Nehisi Coates is stepping down as a national correspondent for The Atlantic," wrote Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg in a note to staff. "As he has explained to me — and as he’s written in the recent past — the last few years for him have been years of significant changes."

"He’s told me that he would like to take some time to reflect on these changes, and to figure out the best path forward, both as a person and as a writer," Goldberg added.

Coates, 42, told the Post that he has no plans to go to another publication.

“It was this or nothing,” Coates said. “I didn’t have anything else.”

Coates is known as one of the more influential writers in the industry. He won the National Book Award for nonfiction in 2015 for “Between the World and Me,” which talks in candid terms about his experience of being a black man in America.

Controversy swirled at The Atlantic in April not long after the abrupt firing of conservative and controversial writer Kevin Williamson, a move for which Coates had initially advocated. Williamson was hired and fired not long after backlash regarding his comments on abortion.

A leaked tape obtained by HuffPost later revealed that Coates said he felt like he had failed "the writers of color" at The Atlantic by endorsing Williamson.

“I was not like, 'don’t hire that dude.' To the contrary, I thought, 'OK, well he can come in and represent the position, and then we can fight it out,' ” Coates said on the leaked tape.

“I became the public face of the magazine in many ways, and I don’t really want to be that. I want to be a writer,” Coates told the Post. “I’m not a symbol of what The Atlantic wants to do or whatever.”

Coates still has plans to release a new book in the coming year. He also teaches at New York University.

He added to the Post that he's open to returning to The Atlantic to write a piece "in six months or a year."

http://thehill.com/homenews/media/398130-ta-nehisi-coates-stepping-down-at-the-atlantic

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472856)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:18 PM
Author: curious sickened property people who are hurt

Libs are such retrograde dumbasses

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473025)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:45 AM
Author: Nofapping know-it-all puppy really tough guy

plagiarism, sexism, or corruption?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473733)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 12:39 PM
Author: dull ape mexican

plagiarism is my first thought.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36480882)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:32 PM
Author: dashing slate halford

He's getting out of the way because he doesn't want to be embarrassed by Coleman Hughes and Thomas Chatterton Williams.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472862)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:33 PM
Author: fantasy-prone hissy fit



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472866)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:46 PM
Author: twinkling piazza

A job with that rag pays like $35k a year. Homeless bums on the subway make more bank than print journalists.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472909)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:43 PM
Author: adulterous chocolate dysfunction state

Tax free, too.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473396)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:20 PM
Author: Maniacal charcoal therapy haunted graveyard



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473035)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:36 PM
Author: swashbuckling theater stage reading party



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472873)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:37 PM
Author: fantasy-prone hissy fit



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472877)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:39 PM
Author: swashbuckling theater stage reading party



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472881)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:40 PM
Author: Ruby low-t ticket booth

(Kevin spacey)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472884)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:41 PM
Author: fantasy-prone hissy fit



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472887)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:44 PM
Author: Ruby low-t ticket booth

I thought he got handsy with a ton of guys

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472899)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 12:12 AM
Author: cyan metal hairy legs stead

the entire catholic church?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473471)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 8:16 AM
Author: Ruby low-t ticket booth



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473990)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:43 PM
Author: twinkling piazza

He never finished college so LMAO at this uppity nig with a large vocabulary being educated. This fucktard failed out of Howard.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472895)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:52 PM
Author: Ocher market

He doesn't even use half his fancy words properly. It's obvious he just opens the thesaurus when he writes. Such anathema

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472927)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:21 PM
Author: Maniacal charcoal therapy haunted graveyard



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473041)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:12 PM
Author: effete keepsake machete



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473275)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:21 PM
Author: garnet juggernaut

Yes?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473326)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:21 AM
Author: Stimulating pistol

(Penultimate racist)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473670)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 2:11 AM
Author: ultramarine stock car indian lodge



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 7:27 AM
Author: Ocher market



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 9:08 AM
Author: poppy mischievous twinkling uncleanness

Agreed. His stuff seems too frothy, like always one too many pumps of the sweetened syrup in one's Starbucks drink, so it doesn't taste right, it's like he thinks to himself when writing, "never use a simple word when a polysyllabic term can be jammed in in it's place without TOO much loss of meaning." And his writing reeks of what's worst about social science writing, nebulous terms whipped together with conceptual heuristics gravely pretending to be earnest problem solving.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36479639)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 12:40 PM
Author: Provocative station useless brakes

lol

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36480887)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:45 AM
Author: dark bull headed rehab toaster



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473735)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:37 PM
Author: adventurous mediation hunting ground

The Atlantic is too conservative.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472875)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:42 PM
Author: twinkling piazza

I think they finally realized that he doesnt hate white privilege but just white people in general and doesnt even really hide it.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472891)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:45 PM
Author: adventurous mediation hunting ground



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472902)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:18 PM
Author: curious sickened property people who are hurt



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473027)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:19 PM
Author: pearl locus macaca

yeah im sure the beady eyed hooknosed kikes running the atlantic think thats an issue lol

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473030)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:12 PM
Author: effete keepsake machete



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473277)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:30 PM
Author: beta principal's office sweet tailpipe

Bunch o scum-sucking peterbois

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473358)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:49 PM
Author: cheese-eating brethren mad cow disease



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:38 AM
Author: comical trust fund chad



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:42 PM
Author: cerise community account

Aids

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472892)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:43 PM
Author: appetizing coiffed boistinker

low iq pedo

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472893)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:43 PM
Author: Ocher market

Plagiarism or ghost writing

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472894)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:45 PM
Author: twinkling piazza

His being utterly destroyed by real black scholars like John McWhorter hopefully explains it.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472904)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:46 PM
Author: Orchid whorehouse knife

i doubt that would be enough for them to shitcan a macarthur genius grant recipient like coates.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472906)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:48 PM
Author: twinkling piazza

Right, but every single black intellectual coming out against him except for that commie faggot Cornell West should, in an ideal world, be enough.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472914)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:59 PM
Author: Pink Set Hominid

I thought west has

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472944)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 12:41 PM
Author: dull ape mexican

Twist: MacArthur Grant was given for plagiarized work.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36480891)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:47 PM
Author: Slap-happy Senate Police Squad

Idiocracy

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472911)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:47 PM
Author: Ocher market

Lol look at how he speaks - so eloquent!

“I was not like, 'don’t hire that dude.' To the contrary, I thought, 'OK, well he can come in and represent the position, and then we can fight it out,' ” Coates said on the leaked tape.

This is a fucking "MacArthur Genius"

"Like, whatever, dude"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472912)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:49 PM
Author: twinkling piazza

He failed out of fucking Howard, bro. Heroin addicts get degrees from that shit pile on the reg.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472916)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:50 PM
Author: Ocher market

CR. Comm major , no less. I remember a quote from his former editor saying how he was practically illiterate

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472918)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:21 AM
Author: Stimulating pistol

I thought Blue Smoke went to Yale?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473672)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 7:27 AM
Author: Ocher market



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:52 PM
Author: out-of-control digit ratio genital piercing

wow, he used the word 'dude' in casual conversation. So ghetto!

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472925)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:26 PM
Author: balding crystalline field

Yeah, this may have been the most aspie possible criticism of the guy

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473063)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 7:29 AM
Author: Ocher market

Oh please, it's not the way esteemed members of the literati speak . It's obvious that his writing, as bad as it is, is nonetheless heavily edited

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473958)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 12:07 AM
Author: Sable Bisexual Mood Home

(dude who's never heard of, like, codeswitching)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36478657)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:50 PM
Author: out-of-control digit ratio genital piercing

all you have to do is read some of his articles and you'd understand why he'd want to step down and lay low.

He used to treat the Atlantic like his blog, but he's steadily moved away from that

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472917)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:51 PM
Author: Ocher market

This is very much a read between the lines departure

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472920)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:07 PM
Author: cracking judgmental hall depressive

expand on that. i basically stopped reading whatever made it to me via SM years ago.

i got the impression by glossing over that he was fatigued by being "the black guy in the room talking for all black people" especially when super bright black dudes took him to task for basically being a reverseracistmo.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472973)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:24 PM
Author: out-of-control digit ratio genital piercing

his M.O. is criticizing people on the left like Barak Obama or Bernie Sanders or flawed black people like OJ, Kanye, and Cosby. The age of Trump is not really his style.

He also claims he doesn't like being as famous as he is now. I think he has always pretended he was talking to black people, not for black people. Since he has become famous, he's opened himself up to criticism even from the black community (which makes him uncomfortable).

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473053)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:53 PM
Author: cracking judgmental hall depressive

interesting because i can't really imagine writing for the atlantic and thinking i was talking TO black people. i feel like that's explicitly "white people, let me tell you what it is." i guess it's like you said, he realized he was just pretending and had to cop a plea on it internally. at a certain point, having white people worship you becomes debasing because you know they worship you because in reality they think so little of your tribe.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473180)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 12:11 AM
Author: out-of-control digit ratio genital piercing

before his book he definitely had a following outside the traditional atlantic readership he was writing to. This was back when he allowed comments (with heavy moderation), and he would actively engage them. I remember he even had a book club.

He used to post stuff like this:

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2009/03/some-thoughts-on-naxxramas-warcraft/6835/



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473468)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 12:15 AM
Author: cracking judgmental hall depressive

if he expended a ton more energy on cultural stuff like this that doesn't get coverage beyond meganerd blogs, i think he would be a much happier dude.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473479)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:41 AM
Author: Citrine odious theater deer antler

A good poast

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473724)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 2:00 AM
Author: geriatric dun party of the first part

wtf a TNC dude poast that i agree with

is this from the Berenstein Bears timeline

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473761)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 2:08 AM
Author: Sinister Burgundy Jew Trailer Park

“interesting because i can't really imagine writing for the atlantic and thinking i was talking TO black people.”

Lmao yes

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473779)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:31 PM
Author: beta principal's office sweet tailpipe

Theodore, why do Black people always demand that their interlocutors "explain" or "expand" or "expound." It's very aggressive and confrontational!

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473364)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:58 PM
Author: cracking judgmental hall depressive

i don't think it's agressive at all. it's a bort meme. EXPAND.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473428)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 12:10 AM
Author: beta principal's office sweet tailpipe

OK.

https://i.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/014/401/tumblr_inline_mqrh26jIU11qz4rgp.jpg

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473463)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:27 AM
Author: Stimulating pistol

Sotomayor: "Can you simplify that? Can you simplify that?"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473691)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:52 PM
Author: avocado alcoholic spot wagecucks

If he was metooed, they'd let us know

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472928)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 9:58 PM
Author: Pink Set Hominid

the hell they would. this guy is a literal shitlib deity. if he did something truly blameworthy they will protect to extent possible

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472941)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:08 PM
Author: cracking judgmental hall depressive

tell that to junot diaz, a brown guy who actually has real talent. they sold him down the river with the quickness.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36472977)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:24 PM
Author: avocado alcoholic spot wagecucks

lol can you imagine how junot felt getting got like that for pervy behavior

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473055)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:54 PM
Author: cracking judgmental hall depressive

that's the thing. from what i can tell, he is guilty of being a bully, if anything.

my wife actually personally knows someone involved in this and, quote, "that bitch is fucking crazy. she was bragging about fucking him on her blog a couple of years ago. now she was assaulted? miss me with that."

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473186)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:24 PM
Author: Pink Set Hominid

In May 2018 the author Zinzi Clemmons[6][7] and several more women publicly accused Díaz of sexual harassment and verbal abuse.[8][9][10] The issue sparked controversy in feminist circles regarding the way in which the race or ethnicity of the accused can change how such cases are publicly handled.[11] The author Rebecca Walker, along with a group of academics, protested what they called a resulting "media-harassment campaign" against Díaz.[12][13] He resigned as chair of the Pulitzer Prize board, but remained as a board member.[14] After an investigation by MIT, the university announced that it had found no evidence of wrongdoing.[15][16][17] Díaz later denied the allegations.[18][19][20]

This guy is no TNC, but even still it sounds like he made out a hell of a lot better than your typical dude w/o dat identity-based protective amulet.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473058)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:56 PM
Author: cracking judgmental hall depressive

DAT AMULET. lol

there was really no truth to the sexual assault allegations. As to the verbal abuse, 100% he did that shit. i met him once and i was basically like "you're mad aggy for 8 o'clock, my dude." like he was sitting at the bar just stewing mad waiting for the show to start. like mad at life.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473195)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:19 PM
Author: Pink Set Hominid

i'll cop to not knowing what i'm talking about and just copypastaing that para, but my main point was that if you're the wrong and esp person on the wrong side of the aisle (or any white dude that isn't somehow useful to the left), there's no investigation through which you even manage to get vindicated or half-rehabilitated

recall that #believethewomen is a completely mainstream position nowadays. who was willing to go public with any sympathy for mattressgirl dude, even after the chick was shown to be a complete lunatic, he was exonerated and Columbia paid him for ruining his shit? certainly no "group of academics". this junior guy prob somewhere in the middle of a hypothetically-accused TNC and mattressgirl dude

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473314)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:08 PM
Author: Fear-inspiring library

Diaz was almost certainly stripped of a Nobel Prize for allegations that have (so far) not panned out

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473258)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 6:15 AM
Author: frisky lemon legend center



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473939)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 10:57 PM
Author: Fear-inspiring library

Coates is one of the most famous people in America today. The Atlantic is a declining magazine. Are we sure it's not Coates decamping from something he's outgrown?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473201)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:16 PM
Author: internet-worthy crackhouse karate

lol

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473292)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:36 PM
Author: big puce son of senegal faggotry

You’ve got to be extremely out of touch to think he is one of the most famous people in America

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473377)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:37 PM
Author: Fear-inspiring library

do you dispute that he's probably the most famous person working for the Atlantic

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473379)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:52 PM
Author: Pink Set Hominid

TNC is one of the most famous people working at the atlantic

the atlantic is one of the most famous TTT in decline shitlib libshitrags in the country

ergo, by transitive property, TNC is one of the most famous people in the country

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473416)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 12:11 AM
Author: cracking judgmental hall depressive

MAFFS.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473467)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 6:16 AM
Author: Vigorous giraffe

You are underestimating his fame. He has strong cachet among Millennials and he's very widely read among shitlibs. HIs writing is all over college syllabi. Go to an affluent or at least college educated shitlib couple's house and 50/50 you see his book on the shelf. He's a notable person and he's increasingly visible as you move up the rungs of important people. You have to at least feign familiarity and some reverence of his importance to be congruent, up to date, properly informed in even modestly intellectual shitlib circles. Obviously almost nobody actually reads this shit.

I'm not saying this from a shitlib perspective. I agree that he's mostly a self-conscious, bonehead mascot and a mediocre writer. But he is famous and influential.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473941)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 4:17 PM
Author: internet-worthy crackhouse karate

lol

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36475940)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 5:06 PM
Author: Pink Set Hominid

RC? I was making fun of the initial claim that he's one of the most famous ppl in the COUNTRY, offered without qualification. he prob has less name recognition than the avg NBA role player. lavar ball, for example, is def more famous

narrowing the inquiry to "intellectual shitlib circles" misses the point

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36476183)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 12:10 AM
Author: talented mint hospital becky

lol, there's moving the goalposts

but this non sequitur is more like shifting from vintage comics to anal sex

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473459)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:05 PM
Author: Cowardly kitty cat range

I have friends in editorial at that shit rag who, once you get a few drinks in them, have terrible things to say about TNC. I gather working with him lives down to XO’s expectations.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473251)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:07 PM
Author: avocado alcoholic spot wagecucks

what have they said about him

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473254)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:24 PM
Author: garnet juggernaut



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473335)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 7:00 AM
Author: aqua garrison sex offender

Time to share stories, sir.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473952)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 7:38 AM
Author: splenetic striped hyena national

I met him several years ago when he was a lowly cub reporter bouncing from job to job. He was not a likable person.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473966)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 11:32 AM
Author: Maniacal charcoal therapy haunted graveyard

Need DEETS.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36474601)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 4:27 PM
Author: garnet juggernaut

What were the things? XO is listening.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36475975)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:33 PM
Author: beta principal's office sweet tailpipe

184 of 240 people found the following review helpful

Between the Racist World and Ta Coates

By Alfonso Dupont on July 24, 2015

Format: Kindle Edition

Ta Coates is one of the great thinkers of the 21st century. Don't agree? Then you're on the wrong side of history.

Ta has written a book for the ages, chronicling such fascinating episodes as dating, doing poorly in academics because of racism, reading comic books, the racism of attractive white women he has asked out, what it was like to be in a down low relationship with Matt Yglesias for five months, cartoons, and the phenomenon known as "muhdik". Between the World and Me (a brilliant title that counterbalances the entire world with Ta Coates' genius) ranks with the Confessions of St. Augustine, if St. Augustine had done poorly in school and mostly just watched television and read comic books during his formative years. In fact St. Augustine is a rather trivial figure in Western history that you don't need to have heard of, he never even influenced society through highly praised magazine columns, and his books are very boring compared to reading about the adventures of men in colorful skin tight costumes.

During a long and rambling eighth chapter, Ta discusses his brave decision to disable comments on his blog. He shows how talking back to a highly paid media personality is an example of "punching down", employing a series of stories which usually involve noting that people who have promoted him are actually racist and did so only because they expected him to fail. There's also a moving account of how he literally wept on discovering how to turn on Microsoft Word's spelling and grammar checker.

As A.O.Scott has observed, Between Ta World and Me is "essential, like water or air", a truism you'd have to be a real hate-in-your-soul racist to deny. As a matter of fact, people who are too racist to read and enjoy this brilliantly spelled and grammar-checked volume are expected to die very soon because this book is literally essential, like water or air. An edition in which all of the book's passages are placed as dialogue between comic book heroes Black Lightning and Luke Cage is said to be in the works.

Like Ta's 14-year-old son, you may not be interested in reading through the many spelling and grammar corrected pages of this book, but even just having it on your bookshelf is important until the forthcoming graphic novel version arrives. How will they know you're not a racist otherwise? I personally enjoy reading it while enjoying water and air, two things that like this book are essential. Thus I give it the first star rating of excellence.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473369)



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Date: July 21st, 2018 11:55 PM
Author: dashing slate halford



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473425)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 12:31 AM
Author: Sienna Hyperactive Office Regret



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473527)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:13 AM
Author: chartreuse dog poop mad-dog skullcap



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473659)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:27 AM
Author: Stimulating pistol



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473692)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 7:37 AM
Author: fantasy-prone hissy fit



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473963)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 8:19 AM
Author: At-the-ready pearly point

Alfonso is an MPC troll account

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473992)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 11:58 PM
Author: Stimulating pistol

(Ta Coates)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36478618)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 8:47 AM
Author: Disrespectful disgusting queen of the night tank



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36479582)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 4:16 PM
Author: dark bull headed rehab toaster



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36475933)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 4:18 PM
Author: Racy Khaki Cumskin



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36475944)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 1:32 AM
Author: godawful plum chapel

Objectively, TNC is SPS, but y'all are delusional if you think that has anything to do with this. In shitlib circles, he is widely considered to be the greatest "thinker" of our generation. It doesn't matter that this is complete bullshit that defies reality. This is how shitlibs feel, so it is true to them.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473706)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 7:37 AM
Author: splenetic striped hyena national

He's had just ONE Atlantic article in the past FIVE MONTHS

See https://www.theatlantic.com/author/ta-nehisi-coates/

He probably got busy with his fame and other gigs , and his editors got tired of paying for a writer who doesn't produce. Same thing happened to Stephen A. Smith at the Philadelphia Inquirer.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36473964)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 10:06 AM
Author: Shivering violent pocket flask stage

Fuck this yard ape

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36474139)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 10:09 AM
Author: Lavender exciting quadroon dragon

It's because he got BTFO by some college black kid. Ljl at every black genius never ascending past the topic of their "lived experience". Michelle Obama wrote her Princeton thesis on being a black woman at Princeton

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36474146)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 11:30 AM
Author: talented mint hospital becky

Black not black

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36474586)



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Date: July 22nd, 2018 4:18 PM
Author: comical trust fund chad

NIGGER!

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36475946)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 8:03 AM
Author: Shivering violent pocket flask stage

He’s got serious gayface. I’d bet good money he’s a down low brother.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36479504)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 9:07 AM
Author: bright floppy menage

This is near certain

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36479631)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 7:47 PM
Author: Shivering violent pocket flask stage



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36483838)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 8:55 AM
Author: Wonderful Public Bath

who gives a flying fuck?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36479602)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 9:03 AM
Author: Razzmatazz pea-brained step-uncle's house



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36479620)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 9:06 AM
Author: bright floppy menage

Hes dealing with debilitating depression

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36479628)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 12:35 PM
Author: cracking judgmental hall depressive

if that was the case, i wouldn't be surprised and i would feel bad for dude. he's one of those completely ALL IN with everything in the media. it's actually damn near impossible to NOT get mental illness consuming raw toxic sewage all day every day.

and it's very hard to escape. even going to the store and talking to the no one, the daily news headline is ALWAYS insane and MAF. that grinds on you after a while. turn it all off, gentlemen.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36480868)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 11:52 PM
Author: beta principal's office sweet tailpipe

:(

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36485236)



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Date: July 23rd, 2018 12:37 PM
Author: crimson bearded tanning salon ladyboy

#MAGA

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4031933&forum_id=2#36480876)