Ta-Nehisi Coates Tackles Freedom and Enslavement in His Latest Book
“I didn’t want it to be slavery porn. There’s no need for that.”
WATCH: Ta-Nehisi Coates On His New Novel and the Value of Collective Freedom
The acclaimed writer’s first novel, “The Water Dancer,” follows a man with a mysterious gift.
LIVESTREAM: House Hearing on Reparations
The House Committee on the Judiciary hears testimony on the path to restorative justice for Black people in America.
New Doc 'The Apollo' Tells the Story of Harlem's Most Iconic Theater
The HBO documentary screened as the opening selection for the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Hala Alyan Earn Dayton Literary Peace Prize
The prize recognizes works that promote cross-cultural understanding and the concept of peace.
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.”
Ta-Nehisi Coates Demolishes John Kelly's Claim That 'Lack of Compromise' Caused Civil War
President Donald Trump’s chief of staff also said, “Robert E. Lee was an honorable man.”
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.”
Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan Reunite for Ta-Nehisi Coates-Penned 'Wrong Answer'
The film will explore the 2006 Atlanta Public Schools standardized test cheating scandal, which prompted national debate about the strict testing provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Ta-Nehisi Coates on the Demise of 'Black Panther & The Crew'
The comic series, which followed Black Marvel superheroes investigating the death of a social justice activist in police custody, will wrap with its sixth issue.
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.
'The Wire's' White Creator Thought He Could Say The N-Word. He Can't.
Twitter users tried to set David Simon straight in spectacular fashion. He didn’t bite.
Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Not Be Involved in 'Black Panther' Film
“Coogler’s a genius. (Did you see ‘Creed’?) I would only eff his isht up,” the author and journalist tweeted during a Twitter Q&A on July 30.
WATCH: Ta-Nehisi Coates Breaks Down Black Panther's Political and Personal Turmoils in New Video
The new “Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet” episode coincides with the third issue of Coates’ “Black Panther” comic series.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Sonia Sanchez and Toni Morrison Talk Dangers of Art
The three acclaimed writers sat down for a public conversation at New York City’s Ambassador Theatre.
Watch Marvel's New Video to Learn '10 Facts About Black Panther'
Marvel released the video for those who need a primer before jumping into Ta-Nehisi Coates’ comic series and Ryan Coogler’s upcoming movie adaptation.
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.”
Ta-Nehisi Coates' 'Black Panther' Is 2016's Best-Selling Comic So Far
It’s the noted writer’s first comic series.
Marvel Unleashes 'Black Panther 2,' Run The Jewels-Scored Video
In the video, “Black Panther” writer Ta-Nehisi Coates explains the motivation behind his adaptation of the Marvel superhero’s story.
Nicki Minaj, Priyanka Chopra and Lin-Manuel Miranda On Time's '100 Most Influential' Covers
Gina Rodriguez, Ta-Nehisi Coates and many other notable people of color across disciplines also made this year’s list.