Wed, Jun 4, 2014 11:06 AM EDT

Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke at the Schomberg Tuesday night in New York City with Farai Chideya, NYU's Patrick Sharkey and Richard Rothstein of the Economic Policy Institute about his epic case for reparations over at The Atlantic. The talk, which was livestreamed, is posted above and gets started at about the 42-minute mark.