Tag: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Conversation with Howard University President, Dr. Wayne Frederick

Howard University makes two high-profile hires.

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HBO To Adapt Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Between The World And Me’

Coates’ book, published in 2015, is structured as an open letter to his adolescent son about what to expect as a Black person living in the United States. “Between the World and Me” was a bestseller that won the National Book Award and received new attention this summer when the Black Lives Matter protests led to a surge in sales for books about race and racism.

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Winfrey Picks Ta-Nehisi Coates Novel For Her Book Club

“I was just as surprised as anybody. I pretty much write for myself and the only people I think about are my wife and my editor,” says Coates, whose novel is her latest book club pick. “I was really happy (about the news from Winfrey). But I think the most encouraging part was that she’s a reader. It was clear from the conversation that she’s a reader. This is not a marketing ploy. There’s nothing to be cynical about.”

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Slavery Reparations Hearing On The Hill

House Judiciary Debates Compensating Descendants Of Slaves

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