[Every day for the month of February, I will post a brief write-up of a Black author and links to some of their books. Please click the links in the text to find copies of their works.]
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a renowned American author, journalist, and commentator. He is best known for his work on race and American culture, including his critically acclaimed book “Between the World and Me” which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction. Coates has been a correspondent for The Atlantic, where he wrote about a wide range of topics including politics, culture, and social justice. He has been a frequent commentator on issues of racial inequality and has become one of the most important voices in the national conversation about race and racism. Coates’ work has been widely praised and his writing has been featured in numerous publications and forums, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and TED Talks.