Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates, the Alfred Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute, is the author of The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood. He blogs at ta-nehisicoates.theatlantic.com.

Letters Letters

Understanding Afghanistan Holts Summit, Mo.

Nov 4, 2009 / Letters / Our Readers and Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Trials of Benjamin Jealous The Trials of Benjamin Jealous

Can the NAACP's new president reform the 100-year-old civil rights organization? Does he want to?

Jul 1, 2009 / Feature / Ta-Nehisi Coates

A Deeper Black A Deeper Black

Shelby Steele's book on Barack Obama, an outdated critique of identity politics, misses the candidate's essential power.

May 1, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Ta-Nehisi Coates