Ta-Nehisi Coates on Vanity Fair’s September Issue, The Great Fire

Whiteness thrives in darkness. So it was with the slave narrative. So it is with the cell phone.” ~ Ta-Nehisi Coate Last year Chicago poet Eve L. Ewing published 1919, a volume that channels her city’s Red Summer into blues. It is a magical work. The voices of house-keepers and stockyard hands are summoned. The thoughts of trains carrying black people north are conjured up. … Continue reading Ta-Nehisi Coates on Vanity Fair’s September Issue, The Great Fire

Ta-Nehisi Coates Guest Edits ‘Vanity Fair’ September Issue

WOW. Fantastic!! ~ V New York (CNN Business) – Award-winning author and writer Ta-Nehisi Coates will guest edit the September issue of Vanity Fair, the magazine’s editor-in-chief Radhika Jones told CNN Business in an exclusive interview. The issue will focus on art, activism and power in 21st century America. Jones said she and Coates had been talking about the opportunity for a while. Vanity Fair … Continue reading Ta-Nehisi Coates Guest Edits ‘Vanity Fair’ September Issue