Always appreciate hearing Coleman's views on things.

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Really good ... he's impossible not to like. I particularly love the way he talks about racism in the context of history, which is what I try to do because it's so clearly devastating to current "anti-racist" arguments.

Yes, slavery (and the way we treated Native Americans) are shameful parts of our history. But they are not what make us different ... they are what make us exactly the same as all people of all time throughout history.

What makes us different is the aspiration to be something better. The fact that we don't always live up to those aspirations should not be what defines us.

Also ... glad you asked him my question about music :-)

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Really love this interview! Coleman is truly brilliant. Thanks Bridget!

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