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  • September 1, 2016

    Upcoming RSJI Lecture: “A Deeper Black: Race in America,” Ta-Nehisi Coates, Journalist and Author, TD Arena, October 18th, 6:30 pm

    Mark Your Calendars! The Avery Research Center is pleased to announce that the Race and Social Justice Initiative funded and founded by Google will host journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates for his presentation, “A Deeper Black: Race in America” on October 18th, 2016, at 6:30 pm at the College of Charleston’s TD Arena (please note venue change from the Sottile Theatre).

    Ta-Nehisi Coates is the author, most recently, of Between the World and Me, a No.1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 2015 National Book Award. Also in 2015, Coates received a MacArthur Genius Grant Fellowship. Coates wrote Between the World and Me in the form of a letter to his teenage son, Samori, addressing what it means to be black in America. He is a national correspondent for the Atlantic and the journalist in residence at the School of Journalism at CUNY.

    This event is free and open to the public. Please see this link to register: www.rsji.eventbrite.com

    See the Race and Social Justice Initiative website for more event information: https://avery.cofc.edu/programs/the-race-and-social-justice-initiative/

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