Ta-Nehisi Coates

Regina King Responds to Rumors of Being Shortlisted as Director of Upcoming ‘Superman’ Reboot

The actress-turned-director addresses her prospective candidacy for director of Ta-Nehisi Coates' Superman treatment. Ever since Warner Bros. revealed their commitment to… Read More

May 30, 2021

Warner Bros. & Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Superman’ to Star a Black Man, Black Director

The Hollywood Reporter sources say Warner Bros. is committed to booking a Black Superman for the film. In late 2019, Variety reports revealed… Read More

May 5, 2021

Ta-Nehisi Coates is Writing A ‘Superman’ Reboot for Warner Bros.

J.J. Abrams has enlisted Ta-Nehisi Coates to reboot the franchise. On Friday, Shadow and Act reported that Ta-Nehisi Coates is in… Read More

February 26, 2021

Marvel and Def Jam Join Forces for Series of ‘Black Panther’ Short Stories

Ta-Nehisi Coates' run of Black Panther comics will close with a series of short stories penned by rising Def Jam… Read More

February 18, 2021

Nas Reflects on His Impact on New Track “Fallen Stars Flying”

Nas drops a new single for the Between The World and Me soundtrack. On November 21, HBO will premiere its new series… Read More

November 20, 2020

Ta-Nehisi Coates Penned a Moving Eulogy for Chadwick Boseman

Ta-Nehisi Coates paid tribute to Chadwick Boseman in the latest Marvel Comics issue. The latest issue of Marvel Comics offers… Read More

September 30, 2020

HBO Unveils Star-Studded Cast for Adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Between The World and Me’

Ta-Nehisi Coates' critically-acclaimed 2015 book is getting its own HBO special this fall. HBO has announced the cast for an… Read More

August 15, 2020

“We Should Be Better”: Ta-Nehisi Coates Addresses Black Men’s Outrage Against Gayle King’s Kobe Question

"We did not calmly express our dislike of the question. We were too weak for that," Ta-Nehisi Coates said in… Read More

February 11, 2020

Ta-Nehisi Coates To Testify At First Congressional Reparations Hearing Since 2007

Actor Danny Glover is also set to testify. Ta-Nehisi Coates will be testifying before a House panel on the topic… Read More

June 13, 2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic As Its National Correspondent

After contributing numerous stories to the Atlantic that incited conversation and debate around topics such as race, politics, and culture,… Read More

July 20, 2018

‘Black Panther’ Author Todd Steven Burroughs Says Movie Hoopla Is The “Superhero Equivalent Of ‘Roots’” [Interview]

Marvel’s Black Panther: A Comic Book Biography author Todd Steven Burroughs talks about the comic book writers that propelled T’Challa… Read More

February 14, 2018

Ta-Nehisi Coates Deletes Twitter Account After Richard Spencer Endorses Cornel West’s Critique

(Photo Credit: Stephen Voss—Redux) White supremacist Richard Spencer agreeing with Cornel West’s criticism was the last straw for Ta-Nehisi Coates.… Read More

December 19, 2017

Watch Ta-Nehisi Coates Eloquently Explain Why White People Shouldn’t Say The N-Word

https://youtu.be/QO15S3WC9pg While speaking at Evanston Township High School in Illinois to promote his recently released book We Were Eight Years In Power,… Read More

November 10, 2017

Ta-Nehisi Coates Kept It Very Real When Colbert Asked Him If He Has Hope For America

https://youtu.be/X-xssa4BHuI Ta-Nehisi Coates made a guest appearance on The Late Show to promote his new book We Were Eight Years in Power. During… Read More

October 3, 2017

Ta-Nehisi Coates: ‘Donald Trump’s Very Essence, His Very Identity, Is The Anti-Obama’

Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke with Democracy Now about Donald Trump, the violence that took place in Charlottesville, the Confederacy, and more.… Read More

August 18, 2017

Ta-Nehisi Coates Announces New Book, ‘We Were Eight Years in Power’

At the top of the year, prominent writer Ta-Nehisi Coates went to Twitter and announced that he was going away… Read More

June 12, 2017