“Captain America, the embodiment of a kind of Lincolnesque optimism, poses a direct question for me.”
After criticism by Cornel West — which was amplified by white nationalists like Richard Spencer — Ta-Nehisi Coates quit Twitter.
The American Jewish establishment’s dominance of the Israel debate in Washington has never been more complete.
Ta-Nehisi Coates claims that Sanders’s emphasis on class is part of a legacy of erasing the grievances of black people.
Jay Michaelson has struggled with the question of how to relate to African-American cultural artifacts without exploiting, exoticizing or appropriating them.
In ‘Between the World and Me,’ Ta-Nehisi Coates explores the root causes of racial violence in the United States. But Dahlia Scheindlin says the book also sheds light on how Palestinians experience Israel.
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new book is a letter to his teenage son about race and identity in America. Andy Bachman explains why Jews should read ‘Between the World and Me’ — and how it could change the black-Jewish dialogue for good.
What does Ta-Nehisi Coates’s call for reparations to African Americans have to do with Jews? Absolutely everything, says Emily L. Hauser.