Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made a huge impact with his I Have a Dream speech, but we still have a long way to go. Here are four books that may have been inspired by Dr. King’s I Have a Dream Speech to inspire you.
Although an individual perspective of systemic racism often gets lost in abstractions, Between the World and Me tells Coates’ experience with systemic racism.
The New York Times’ best-selling novel and Oprah’s Book Club pick, The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates, is being adapted to film.
Oprah’s Book Club is back and better than ever! Oprah Winfrey took to CBS’ This Morning on Monday to announce that she’s chosen Ta-Nehisi Coates’ The Water Dancer for the comeback of her book club. JUST IN: @Oprah's highly-anticipated new book club selection is #TheWaterDancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates! 📚 The book tells the story of a young man born into bondage on a plantation, who is gifted with a mysterious power. "It is one of the best books I've ever read." — Oprah pic.twitter.com/J8HnR5GH3c — CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) September 23, 2019 Coates won the National Book Award in 2015 for …