White students told on their teacher after being taught "Between the World and Me."

Howard University just added two more notches to its HBCU championship belt with its surprise hires of Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates to be journalism professors at the Cathy Hughes School of Communications.

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HBO gifted Howard University $1 million for the creation of an entertainment fellowship.

A new survey suggests that America is finally open to giving some form of reparations to African-Americans.

Last week, Black Twitter nearly exploded when Cornel West slammed  Ta-Nehisi Coates in an article for The Guardian. The Harvard professor wrote, “Coates’ allegiance to Obama has produced an impoverished understanding of Black history.” West is referring to Coates’ book We Were Eight Years in Power, calling Coates the “neoliberal face of the Black freedom […]

Black folks fire back at Cornel West for his criticism of Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book.


In a piece for The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates details how and why Donald Trump is creating his legacy by negating everything Obama stood for.

Coates’ New York Times bestseller will be adapted into a multimedia performance, with excerpted monologues, video projections, and a score by the jazz musician Jason Moran.

Just hours off his victory in the New Hampshire primaries Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders swept into New York City's predominantly Black community of Harlem to meet MSNBC host and civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton in an effort to help garner support from African-American voters.


Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates has nabbed another award. Yesterday evening, Coates received the National Book Award for Nonfiction for his poignant work about race in America called Between the World and Me. Coates dedicated his award to Prince Jones, an unarmed Howard University student who was murdered by a White police officer. “I’m a black […]

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Ta-Nehisi Coates, journalist and author of Between the World and Me, has garnered a lot of recognition for his work. After being nominated for a National Book Award, he recently was chosen to receive one of this year’s “genius grants” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Coates is one of twenty-four people selected. Each of […]