Ta-Nehisi Coates sparks controversy at Inbound conference — and HubSpot responds

By November 9, 2016Uncategorized
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BOSTON — Best-selling author Ta-Nehisi Coates abandoned his planned keynote address this morning at HubSpot’s Inbound 2016 event to instead talk about Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election — and not everyone was happy about it.

Coates, who writes about race in America for The Atlantic magazine and won the 2015 National Book Award for “Between the World and Me,” took the stage at the sales and marketing conference around 8:30 a.m.

Coates opened his speech by referring to a Girls…