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See ICE's Terrifying Impact on Columbus' 'Refugee Road'

A new documentary highlights the impact of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids and xenophobic rhetoric on the Mauritanian community in Ohio’s capital city.

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The One Passage You Must Read From Ta-Nehisi Coates' Essay on Kanye West

Coates’ latest piece for The Atlantic frames the musician’s high-profile support for President Donald Trump as a quest for “White freedom.”

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WATCH: Video Takes Viewers Inside Only Remaining Juvenile Detention Facility in Virginia

Even the director of the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice wants to close Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center.

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READ: How Hoover's FBI Targeted Black-Owned Bookstores

In his drive to crush advocacy in the Black community, J. Edgar Hoover, surveilled Black bookstores across the country.

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Word to Wakanda: Five Must-Read Articles About 'Black Panther'

Jump into the conversation about the movie’s place in ongoing discussions about race.

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READ: Now That The Cleveland Indians Dropped Its Racist Logo, What's Next?

The Atlantic argues that the choice should make it easier for other teams to follow suit.

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READ: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Why Trump is 'The First White President'

“Trump truly is something new—the first president whose entire political existence hinges on the fact of a Black president.”

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READ: How Mental Health Training for Cops Saves Lives

A quarter of this year’s fatal police interactions involved victims dealing with mental illness.

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READ: Why Health Care is a Civil Right

Vann R. Newkirk II breaks down the ways the fight for racial equity intersects with the fight for access to health care.

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WATCH: Is Environmental Racism the New Jim Crow?

This writer argues yes.

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3 Must-Read Reactions to Alex Tizon's 'My Family's Slave' Essay

The Atlantic’s latest cover story on the late Filipino-American author’s relationship with a woman enslaved by his family prompted immediate praise and backlash. We share a few of the reactions that capture various perspectives. 

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READ: How Republicans Can Still Weaken Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act might be the law of the land, but as Vann R. Newkirk II writes for The Atlantic, that doesn’t mean the administration can’t kill some of its provisions.

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WATCH: Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks to President Obama About Social, Political Construction of Race

“My President Was Black” will appear in the January/February 2017 issue of The Atlantic.

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READ: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Media's Erasure of Black Journalists

“Writing a book from a Black perspective is freeing. Seeing it constantly examined from a White perspective is depressing.”

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Ta-Nehisi Coates' 'Black Panther' Is 2016's Best-Selling Comic So Far

It’s the noted writer’s first comic series.

READ: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Why the Nina Simone Biopic Debate is More Than Skin Deep

“But there is something deeply shameful—and hurtful—in the fact that even today a young Nina Simone would have a hard time being cast in her own biopic. In this sense, the creation of ‘Nina’ is not a neutral act. It is part of the problem.”

First Look at Ta-Nehisi Coates' Upcoming 'Black Panther' Comic

The first edition will be released digitally on April 6. 

Killer Mike Claps Back at Ta-Nehisi Coates Over Bernie Sanders Criticism

The rapper and activist tweeted reactions to Coates’ piece in The Atlantic, which criticized Sanders’ position on reparations. 

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks White Readers, Offers Black Literature Primer

Coates addressed his readership and preferred books during a public conversation with journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones last Thursday. 

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TONIGHT: Watch A Live Conversation With Ta-Nehisi Coates At 6:30 pm ET

The best-selling ”Between The World and Me” author and journalist will engage in a conversation on race and American political history at New York’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.