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September 30, 2015 The literary award, launched last year by Kirkus Reviews, lists Ta-Nehisi Coates, Helen Macdonald and Hanya Yanagihara among 18 finalists across three categories. The prize carries a purse of $50,000.
September 29, 2015 Representing fields from chemistry to poetry, the 24 MacArthur Foundation Fellows will each receive $625,000 over the next five years.
September 18, 2015 Also this week: How Iran's supreme leader controlled domestic criticism of the nuclear deal, and the parallel to debate over the deal in the U.S.
Ta-Nehisi Coates is national correspondent for The Atlantic. He is also the author of The Beautiful Struggle.
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July 13, 2015 Growing up in Baltimore, the writer faced threats from both the streets and the police. His book, Between the World and Me, is an open letter to his teenage son.
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Coates with his son Samori.
July 10, 2015 Coates writes about race and social issues for The Atlantic. His new book, Between the World and Me, brings to bear his fear that his life and the lives of his loved ones might end unnaturally.
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January 8, 2015 The word "privilege" was invoked a great deal in our national discourse last year. It's a word that invites us to listen and learn, says anthropologist Barbara J. King.
January 20, 2010 Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on his relationship with his father, and his son's relationship with him.
January 13, 2009 Ta-Nehisi Coates profiles Michelle Obama...
June 9, 2008 Ta-Nehisi Coates grows up, on the mean streets of West Baltimore...
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