Author, educator, journalist and activist Ta-Nehisi Coates has recently partnered up with two nonprofit organizations aimed at servicing victims of sexual violence, especially Black women and girls. According to the Associated Press, Coates created and will serve as an adviser for the Courage Fund, which received its first grant from the Ford Foundation, which announced […]
Back in July, scholar, activist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates quietly attended a Lexington-Richland Five School Board meeting prompted by the South Carolina district’s decision to end a Chapin High School AP Language teacher’s lesson on Coates’ 2015 nonfiction bestseller, Between the World and Me. And because Black people really can’t tell our stories without white people getting […]
As reported by various outlets, Nia DaCosta has been chosen to direct the film adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates' debut novel, "The Water Dancer." Winfrey's Harpo Films will be produce the movie, along with MGM Studios, Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment, and Maceo-Lyn, which is Coates' own media company.
The dope folks at The Apollo—in collaboration with The Atlantic and Afropunk—brought the exciting world of Wakanda to the historic landmark theater.