You're invited to join us to explore the thoughts and feelings of Ta-Nehisi Coates as expressed in his recent speech at Xavier University. Besides talking about Race in America, Ta-Nehisi shared his thoughts and feelings on the election of Trump.
Even if you did not attend the Xavier event, please come. We will set the context by sharing a short video of Ta-Nehisi and an excerpt from his Xavier speech.
If you do not know who Ta-Nehisi Coates is, here are a few resources you can check out to learn more about him.
MacArthur Fellowship - 2015, National Book Award for Nonfiction - 2015, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature - 2016, Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Jouralism, George Polk Award for Commentary, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Prize for Writing to Advance Social Justice, and National Magazine Award in Essays and Criticism
Atlantic Monthly - a list of all his articles with them - http://www.theatlantic.com/author/ta-nehisi-coates/
Columbia Journalism Review: http://www.cjr.org/feature/ta-nehisi_coates_defines_a_new.php
Books: (note these are my Amazon affiliate links)
Between the World and Me
The Beautiful Struggle
Black Panther (a Marvel graphic novel)