This season’s lineup focuses on harnessing the strength within.
Tag: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Black Panther gets a fun fresh start in a new series about the world’s biggest superhero
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Evan Narcisse put a modern twist on the comic in Rise of the Black Panther.
Theater’s biggest summer drama—Pass Over
Chicago has debated Pass Over all summer, without getting to the merits of the play itself
Removal of Confederate statues tidies up southern history—but it doesn’t touch the grease stains
Meanwhile the proposed HBO series Confederate is based on the premise that the south won the Civil War.
The infamous practice of contract selling is back in Chicago
Wall Street-backed firms are duping would-be homebuyers, 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. and west-side activists fought against housing discrimination.
Ta-Nehisi Coates didn’t come here to give you any answers
The writer and public intellectual fielded questions from a packed audience in Evanston Tuesday night, but said he had few answers to offer about journalism in the age of Trump.
All the books we liked in 2015
And some theories about why we enjoyed them
Thomas Bradshaw’s Fulfillment dramatizes what Ta-Nehisi Coates warns us about
But an indifferent staging lessens the impact of this world premiere at American Theater Company.
Will McCarthy and other law enforcement leaders really get tough on mass incarceration?
Reducing our nation’s abhorrent incarceration rate will require a lot more than easing up on petty drug offenders.
Why black family violence deserves more attention
It’s a tough subject to write about, but Ta-Nehisi Coates is more than capable.
Chicago Humanities Fest 2015 lineup includes Elvis Costello, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Salman Rushdie
We’re already looking into cloning technology so we can see everything.
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me grapples with ugly truths about race in America
The Atlantic essayist wonders if he can save his son from his country.
The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates talks about ‘The Case for Reparations’ in Chicago
“In America, we have difficulty with acknowledging the fact that where we are in a particular moment is irrevocably tied to our past.”
Could reparations for African-Americans help reduce violence?
A conversation with veteran reparations activist and political organizer Conrad Worrill.
On the case for reparations—and the National Review’s response
Those owed reparations are long dead, huh?