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Literature & Poetry

Updated: Ta-Nehisi Coates Sets ‘Between the World and Me’ Release Date

“How can we all—regardless of race—honestly reckon with our country’s fraught racial history and free ourselves from its burden?” Ta-Nehisi Coates seeks to answer in ‘Between the World and Me.’

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Film

Awkward Black Girl’s Issa Rae to Play Nina Simone in Lorraine Hansberry Biopic

Issa Rae (‘Awkward Black Girl’) has been tapped to take on the role of Nina Simone for an upcoming biopic on playwright, author, activist, and Nina’s close friend Lorraine Hansberry, most known for her 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun.