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Ta Nehisi Coates

  1. the dc universe
    It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s … Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Superman Reboot!It’s reportedly being set up as “a Black Superman story.”
  2. adaptations
    Brad Pitt and Oprah to Produce Adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s The Water DancerCoates’s debut novel will soon be a film.
  3. casting
    Angela Bassett, Phylicia Rashad, and Oprah Cast in HBOs Between the World and MeThe cast is an exercise in Black excellence.
  4. adaptations
    Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me Is Coming to HBO This FallKamilah Forbes will direct an adaptation of the Apollo’s 2018 stage show.
  5. reading lists
    The Books Our Political Writers Are Reaching for Right NowA reading list for finding some perspective in a crisis.
  6. art and soul
    The Artist Whose Paintings Have Captivated Ta-Nehisi CoatesCalida Rawles on depicting godlike black bodies.
  7. who were the 2010s?
    Ta-Nehisi Coates on What Changed in the ‘Obama Decade’ — and What Didn’tTalking reparations, Kaepernick, and the first black president with the writer who may be the definitive chronicler of racial politics in the 2010s.
  8. literary greats
    Celebrating Toni Morrison With Thousands of Her ReadersMore than 3,000 people came to St. John the Divine to hear eulogies from Oprah, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and others.
  9. bradley cooper party pooper
    Bradley Cooper, Game Fiend, Got Too Competitive on Oprah’s VacationCooper would be that one uncle who ropes everyone into playing Monopoly and then flips the table when he loses.
  10. just asking questions
    Ta-Nehisi Coates Is an Optimist NowA conversation about the revived debate over reparations, the 2020 Democratic primary, and the power of pop culture to advance progressive change.
  11. Lupita Nyong’o Has a Great Story About the Black Panther Cast Singing Snoop Dogg“The drummers started drumming to ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’ and then the entire crowd joined in.”
  12. Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Write Captain America for Marvel ComicsThe relaunched series hits on the Fourth of July.
  13. Racism May Have Gotten Us Into This Mess, But Identity Politics Can’t Get Us OutTa-Nehisi Coates tells us that Donald Trump’s racial appeal makes him America’s first white president. But how do we make him the last?
  14. 8 Books You Need to Read This OctoberFrom Jennifer Egan and Ta-Nehisi Coates to a biography of Leonardo da Vinci.
  15. fall preview 2017
    44 New Books to Read This FallMuch-anticipated work from Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jennifer Egan, Hillary Clinton, and more.
  16. summer selections 2017
    17 Comics to Read at the Beach, As Chosen by CreatorsHandpicked by Tom King, Shannon Watters, and Veronica Fish
  17. dream teams
    Fantasy Boyfriends Ryan Coogler, Michael B. Jordan to Make Fourth Movie TogetherTa-Nehisi Coates will write the script for Wrong Answer.
  18. comic con 2016
    Coates’s Black Panther Has Influenced Coogler’s“He’s my favorite writer right now, in the world.”
  19. sequential art
    Roxane Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates Are Co-writing a Marvel ComicA Black Panther spinoff.
  20. the strategist
    11 Books That Make the Best Father’s Day GiftsFrom Tig Notaro to Don DeLillo.
  21. sequential art
    Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Black Panther Is the Year’s Best-Selling ComicSo far, at least.
  22. sequential art
    How Ta-Nehisi Coates, Kevin Smith, and Other Celebs Learned to Write Comic BooksIt can be terrifying.
  23. sequential art
    Ta-Nehisi Coates Annotates His Black Panther DebutFor new readers and longtime geeks alike.
  24. awards
    Diversity Not an Issue at Book Critics Awards “It’s bad for me to go last, I don’t have that much to say and I definitely don’t have a message, so, sorry about that.”
  25. q&a
    Tracee Ellis Ross Wants to Make TV That Reflects Black People’s Real Lives“To be on a show that is willing to keep telling the truth through the lens of this family means a lot to me.”
  26. sequential art
    Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Upcoming Black Panther Debut Is Already a Sales HitAnd it’s not even out until April!
  27. Ta-Nehisi Coates Just (Sort Of) Endorsed SandersTa-Nehisi Coates and Michelle Alexander both prefer Sanders to Clinton. (But they don’t “feel the Bern.”)
  28. year in culture 2015
    The 10 Best Books of 2015Where will Ta-Nehisi Coates take us next?
  29. popebars
    The ‘Pope Bars’ Meme Will Add Some Bass to Your PrayersBlessing fingers turn to trigger fingers.
  30. speeeech!
    See Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Nat’l. Book Award Speech“I have waited 15 years for this moment.”
  31. national book awards
    Here Are the 2015 National Book Award WinnersTa-Nehisi Coates, Adam Johnson, and more.
  32. last night on late night
    Ta-Nehisi Coates Seems Pretty Damn Confident About Writing Black PantherHe’s got that Genius Grant swagger. 
  33. comics
    Ta-Nehisi Coates Unpacks the Way Comics Have Conquered the WorldWhy are superheroes resonating so strongly? Are they worthy of the attention? The cultural critic dons his fanboy cape and goes in search of some answers.
  34. sequential art
    Ta-Nehisi Coates Writing Black Panther Is the Year’s Biggest Comics NewsThis is unprecedented in comics.
  35. Why Ta-Nehisi Coates Isn’t Our James BaldwinCoates’s Between the World and Me shows how the struggle for freedom has transformed since Baldwin tackled the subject of race in America.
  36. Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman: Better Off Lost?What can you make of a vastly inferior novel with a much more sophisticated morality?
  37. profile
    The Hard Truths of Ta-Nehisi CoatesAfter the dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. and the hopes of Barack Obama.
  38. profile
    The Hard Truths of Ta-Nehisi CoatesWhat comes after the dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. and the hopes of Barack Obama.
  39. civil rights
    Taylor Branch, Team Reveal More About HBO SeriesAt a recent Maryland Film Festival panel discussion, concerning the Baltimore protests.
  40. the national interest
    Obama Goes to Selma and Picks a FightA commemorative speech containing a sharp argument about race, history, and patriotism.
  41. the national interest
    Ta-Nehisi Coates Disagrees With ‘Jonathan Chait,’ and So Do IIf Ta-Nehisi Coates wishes to create a foil for his arguments, please give this character a name that is not already mine.
  42. the national interest
    Barack Obama vs. the Culture of PovertyA debate with Ta-Nehisi Coates.
  43. the national interest
    Barack Obama, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Poverty, and CultureWhy did the president urge black people to “get off the couch and stop watching SportsCenter”?
  44. talk
    Is X-Men: First Class ‘Blind to Race’?Is it a “period piece that seems blind to its own period”?
  45. 21 questions
    Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Not One of Those ‘I Hope New York Goes Back to the Grimy Eighties’ FoolsThe ‘Atlantic’ blogger answers our usual 21 questions.