Blog Profile / Ta-Nehisi Coates


URL :http://ta-nehisicoates.theatlantic.com/
Filed Under:Society & Culture
Posts on Regator:2253
Posts / Week:4.9
Archived Since:February 10, 2009

Blog Post Archive

The Lost Cause Rides Again

HBO’s Confederate takes as its premise an ugly truth that black Americans are forced to live every day: What if the Confederacy wasn’t wholly defeated?

How Insightful Is Dear White People?

Four Atlantic staffers discuss the Netflix show’s portrayal of a group of black students at a mostly white elite university.

The Making of a Black President

In a short animation, Barack Obama speaks with Ta-Nehisi Coates about his road to the White House.

The Mighty and Adored

Ladies and gentlemen, Brian Stelfreeze… When I took on Black Panther last year, one Wakandan institution that really interested…

Killing Dylann Roof

A year after Obama saluted the families for their spirit of forgiveness, his administration seeks the death penalty for the Charleston shooter.

On Music and Books

(Editor’s note: Reader questions are in bold, followed by Ta-Nehisi’s replies.) I’ve been listening to Blood…

‘I Miss Blogging, Terribly’

(Editor’s note: These questions from Atlantic readers—in bold—and replies from Ta-Nehisi were compiled from an “Ask Me Anything”…

‘Superhero Comics Are Largely a Response to Trauma’

(Editor’s note: These questions from Atlantic readers—in bold—and replies from Ta-Nehisi were compiled from an “Ask Me Anything” he did…

My President Was Black

A history of the first African American White House—and of what came next

On The Right To Know Everything

Here’s an interesting piece from Hamilton Nolan arguing for a rather expansive journalistic mission. The cause is the recent unmasking…

What O. J. Simpson Means to Me

His great accomplishment was to be indicted for a crime and then receive the kind of treatment typically reserved for rich white guys.

The Mighty And Adored

Ladies and gentleman Brian Stelfreeze… When I took on Black Panther last year, one Wakandan institution that really interested…

'A Species of Labor We Do Not Want'

One of the early triumphs of Black Reconstruction In America is the way its author, W.E.B. Du Bois…

Wakanda And The Black Aesthetic

Black Panther #3 drops today and I thought I’d say something about the poetry that both opens and closes the…

"A Species Of Labor We Do Not Want"

One of the early triumphs of Black Reconstruction In America is the way its author, W.E.B. Du Bois…

'But This Latter Person, I Am Not Trying To Convince'

One of the best parts of the old blogging system, here, was the ability to talk about what I was…

Bob Costas To Muhammad Ali—"Well Actually..."

Bob Costas went on national television and made the kind of statement that typifies the ongoing dialogue around racism in…

When The World Runs Out Of Room For Monsters

I finished the first volume of Alan Moore’s  Swamp Thing earlier this week. I don’t think I’ve ever read a…

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