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Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Writing a Different Kind of 'Captain America'

"I'm not convinced I can tell a great 'Captain America' story—which is precisely why I want so bad to try."
Drew Schwartz
2.28.18
Stuff

Black Atheists Explain What It's Like to Be a 'Double Minority'

We talked to five black atheists about what it's like to be black in America and reject the the idea of a higher power.
Brian Josephs
4.22.16
Art

Ta-Nehisi Coates' 'Black Panther' Rules: This Week in Comics #12

We look at issue #1 and more in this week’s comic rundown.
Giaco Furino
4.8.16
the vice reader

Ta-Nehisi Coates on ‘Black Panther’ and Creating a Comic That Reflects the Black Experience

We spoke to the acclaimed journalist and author about how he made 'Black Panther' into a searing reflection of the world today.
J. A. Micheline
4.5.16
News

A Danish Newspaper Rated Black Celebrities on a Scale of Evil and Integration

Human rights activist Malcolm X was depicted as being both America's angriest man and equally as evil as Bill Cosby.
Ian Moore
8.6.15
the vice reader

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘Between the World and Me’ Is as Important and Necessary as Everyone Says It Is

One of America's sharpest cultural commentators delivers a rich, abrasive meditation on the existential quandaries of modern American negro life.
Brandon Harris
7.24.15
The Fear Digest

What Are Americans Terrified of This Week?

Random gunmen, the Islamic State, the cold dead universe, our own families, and other things that we can't stop worrying about.
Harry Cheadle
11.30.14
Stuff

A Tense Conversation with 'Chappelle's Show' Co-Creator Neal Brennan

We talked to <I>Chappelle's Show</I> co-creator Neal Brennan about saying the <em>N</em>-word in front of black people, his new show, and hanging out at Eddie Murphy's house with Dave Chappelle.
Jordan Sowunmi
8.13.14