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Nia DaCosta to Direct Ta-Nehisi Coates Adaptation ‘The Water Dancer’

Nia DaCosta has set her next movie with MGM’s adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ best-seller The Water Dancer. The project will be produced by Maceo-Lyn and Plan B, as well as Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films. (The Water Dancer was the first book to be featured in Oprah’s Book Club, a partnership with Apple.) Coates penned the […]

HBO’s ‘Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union’: TV Review

Peter Kunhardt's three-part documentary examines Barack Obama's rise to the presidency and the role race played in shaping his political identity, achievements and legacy.

How a Suggestion From Ta-Nehisi Coates Inspired Barry Jenkins to Write ‘Moonlight’

On May 10, Amazon Prime Video in partnership with Film at Lincoln Center and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted a private virtual event in support of the streamer’s new series The Underground Railroad. It featured Oscar winner Barry Jenkins and his star Thuso Mbedu in a conversation moderated by best-selling author Ta-Nehisi […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates and the Future of Superman

The celebrated writer has the insight and experience to delve further into the mythos in way never seen on screen.

‘Between the World and Me’: TV Review

Oprah Winfrey, Angela Bassett and Mahershala Ali star in Kamilah Forbes' page-to-stage-to-HBO adaptation of 'Between the World and Me,' Ta-Nehisi Coates' bestseller about Black struggle.

Racial Justice Protests Prompt Changes at Private Schools

A number of L.A. independent schools are changing up their curricula and instituting staff anti-racism trainings as alumni take to Instagram to tell stories of bias.