In one tweet, Ta-Nehisi Coates did what he so often does best: elevate the conversation about race in a way that even the most ignorant Americans should be able to understand…
It's a privilege for me to be black. It's imposed rigor on me. It's a very beautiful thing to have no need of "ice people."
— Ta-Nehisi Coates (@tanehisicoates) December 24, 2014
More details at the link. ‘Ice people’ are white, as opposed to brown ‘sun people.’