Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a writer and actor, known for Wrong Answer, Untitled Superman Project and Big Words (2013). He has been married to Kenyatta Matthews since 2011. They have one child. See full bio »

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Big Words Writer at Bookstore


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  Wrong Answer (screenplay) (announced)
 2020 Between the World and Me (TV Special documentary) (book)
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Kenyatta Matthews  (1 child)

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[writing in 2017] The most powerful country in the world has handed over all its affairs-the prosperity of its entire economy; the security of its 300 million citizens; the purity of its water, the viability of its air, the safety of its food; the future of its vast system of education; the soundness of its national highways, airways, and railways; the apocalyptic potential of its nuclear ... See more »


Received the 2013 Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism. See more »

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