Ta-Nehisi Coates is leaving the Atlantic | The Washington Post Ta-Nehisi Coates is leaving his position as a national correspondent for the Atlantic, a publication where he has emerged as one of the country’s top reporters and thinkers.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is leaving his position as a national correspondent for the Atlantic, a publication where he has emerged as one of the country’s top reporters and thinkers.

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The Time Travels of Annie Sesstry One summer day, Annie, her sister Emma, and her cousin Joshua slip through a portal and travel back in time to post-Civil War Georgia. They meet Fox and discover a secret about family time travelers through the generations, learning that history isn't so dull after all.

One summer day, Annie, her sister Emma, and her cousin Joshua slip through a portal and travel back in time to post-Civil War Georgia. They meet Fox and discover a secret about family time travelers through the generations, learning that history isn’t so dull after all.

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10 of the best books penned by Black authors in 2017 | Hello Giggles The authors on this list, through their work, have given us a well needed mental getaway from a less than pleasant reality, while leaving an indelible mark on our hearts.

The authors on this list, through their work, have given us a well needed mental getaway from a less than pleasant reality, while leaving an indelible mark on our hearts.

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Novelist Jesmyn Ward ‘Overjoyed’ by MacArthur Win | Atlanta Black Star NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An African-American novelist praised for her raw and powerful depictions of poor African-Americans confronting racial and economic inequalities in the rural South said Wednesday that winning a MacArthur fellowship gives her time and freedom.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An African-American novelist praised for her raw and powerful depictions of poor African-Americans confronting racial and economic inequalities in the rural South said Wednesday that winning a MacArthur fellowship gives her time and freedom.

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[Book Review] In Praise of the Black Men and Women Who Built Detroit | The New York Times Detroit has found its griot in Herb Boyd. Traditional West African storytellers, griots carry their people’s traditions from generation to generation, and are renowned for their encyclopedic knowledge, their wit and their ability to bridge the past and present.

Traditional West African storytellers, griots carry their people’s traditions from generation to generation, and are renowned for their encyclopedic knowledge, their wit and their ability to bridge the past and present.

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