Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and a distinguished writer in residence at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. He is the author of the bestselling books The Beautiful Struggle, We Were Eight Years in Power, and Between The World And Me, which won the National Book Award in 2015. Ta-Nehisi is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. Ta-Nehisi is also the current author of the Marvel comics The Black Panther and Captain America. He lives in New York with his wife and son.