publication date: Monday, November 30, 2015 (part of Winter 2016)
clue: He never sugar-coats his views on raising black sons in America or paying reparations for slavery.
explanation: Coates was a prominent writer on race. "Coats" was a play on his last name. more…
intended difficulty: medium
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, and Stan Iwanchuk