Ta-Nehisi Coates & Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Date
Nov 28, 2018, 5:30 pm7:00 pm
Location
Richardson Auditorium
Speakers
Sponsors
  • Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding
  • Lewis Center for the Arts
  • Department of African-American Studies
Audience
Free and open to the public
Event Description

Ta-Nehisi Coates is an American journalist and writer.  His 2015 NYTimes bestselling book Between the World and Me was named a National Book Award Winner, a NAACP Image Award winner, a Pulitzer Prize Finalist, a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, and was named of the ten best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review, O: The Oprah Magazine, The Washington Post, People, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, New York, Newsday, Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly.  Coates' other books include We Were Eight Years in Power (2017) and The Beautiful Struggle (2008) .  His Atlantic Magazine cover story The Case for Reparations received the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism, and the George Polk Award.  Since 2016, Coates has also written Marvel's The Black Panther comic book.

This free event requires a ticket. Tickets for Princeton University members will be distributed at the University Ticketing Office in the Frist Campus Center between 12 - 5 pm.  Students: Begins 12 pm Wednesday, November 14.  Faculty/Staff:  Begins 12 pm Friday, November 16.  Students, Faculty, and Staff may pick up one (1) ticket per TigerCard, and can bring up to two (2) TigerCards.  General Public tickets will be available online starting at 12 noon November 19 at tickets.princeton.edu (limit two tickets per person).  Doors to Richardson Auditorium will open at 5:00 pm.