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Ta-Nehisi Coates On Board to Helm Black Superman Movie, Project Still A Go | VIDEO

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*Moviegoers may have James Gunn’s vision of Superman in sight for next year, but a Black doppelganger for the traditionally white superhero could arrive in the not-too-distant future. Hiptoro reports that famed author Ta-Nehisi Coates is set to helm a movie featuring a Black Superman. As it stands now, nothing is definite, other than the […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates Crashes South Carolina School Board Meeting | Video

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*Ta-Nehisi Coates crashed a South Carolina school board meeting Monday that was discussing whether his book “Between the World and Me” should be banned. Coates attended the Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board meeting to support a teacher whose lesson on the book’s themes was shut down in February. Coates did not speak at the meeting, […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates Memoir on Racism Banned at S.C. School

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*A South Carolina teacher’s AP lesson was shut down after students complained about having to read Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2015 memoir on racism “Between the World and Me.” As reported by Business Insider, the English students in teacher Mary Wood’s class at Chapin High School pointed out that material was “illegal” to teach and could violate […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates Gives ‘Grim Reaper’ Mitch McConnell Epic Lesson on Reparations – WATCH

*Ta-Nehisi Coates sent a line-drive straight at turkey neck Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the Senate Majority Leader, also known as the “Grim Reaper.” Coates’ action directed at McConnell came during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on reparations for slavery. Coates got right down to business from jump when he responded directly to McConnell’s claim that the […]

Ta Nehisi Coates and the Black Body: The Birthmark of Reparation

*For a huge part of 2 years, Ta-Nehisi Coates has been the most combative and visible supporter for the reparations in the political and social system. Coates even went on to call reparations as “the indispensable tool against white supremacy.” In 2016, he published two pieces for The Atlantic “Better Is Good,” and “My President […]

Trevor Noah: ‘Trump Prefers White People Over Black People’

*Trevor Noah recently sat down with BBC Newsnight to discuss a range of subjects including his life in South Africa, politics, and racism. During the discussion, he noted that Donald Trump has shown on various occasions that he “prefers white people,” claiming 45 has used his businesses to “oppress black people.” “I think Donald Trump’s […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Why ‘Donald Trump Might Be A White Supremacist’ (WATCH)

While Donald Trump has declared war against ESPN host Jemele Hill for calling him a white supremacist, author Ta-Nehisi Coates has pointed to some of 45’s actions that seem to support the popular opinion. During an appearance on MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes,” Coates argued that Trump’s actions stood apart from other notable Republican leaders, per […]

Antonio Moore says Ta-Nehisi Coates Wrong in Calling Trump Our First White President

Attorney Antonio Moore delivered a thorough, and sound critique of the new piece by Atlantic magazine writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on President Donald Trump titled, “The First White President.” In his reply on the Huffington Post titled, “Donald Trump isn’t our First White President, and he wont be our last,”  Moore argues that Coates is incorrect […]

Was Barack Obama The First African American President? Critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates (Video)

Powerful video discussion between Antonio Moore and Yvette Carnell titled “Was Barack Obama The First African American President? Critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates” Attorney Antonio Moore and Political Analyst Yvette Carnell discuss the legacy of President Barack Obama. In the hour long video they analyze the overall effect of the Obama Presidency on Black America, and […]

University of Iowa Offering a ‘Being Black at Iowa’ Support Group this Fall

*This fall, the University of Iowa is offering black students a weekly support group on ways to deal with being black on campus. “The Black at Iowa Support Group is geared towards providing students who identify as African/African-American with an opportunity to join together to celebrate their successes as well as share their struggles at […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther #1’ is 2016’s Best Selling Comic

*Marvel Comics’ Black Panther No. 1, penned by writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, sold 253,259 issues in its first month to become 2016’s best selling comic to date. Black Panther, Coates’ re-imaging of the first mainstream black superhero, just dethroned an issue of Star Wars: Poe Dameron, which sold 175,000 copies. The issue has drawn rave reviews, […]