Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a senior editor for The Atlantic. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

Political Gabfest
Nov. 16 2012 2:49 PMThe All In GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Petraeus affair, President Obama’s news conference on Benghazi and the fiscal cliff, and the Supreme Court’s review of the Voting Rights Act.
Sports Nut
Nov. 10 2011 1:44 PMNFL 2011The Dallas Cowboys are an ever-regenerating Tim Tebow.
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2011 2:53 PMI Want Revenge On DirecTV
Hey, Wait A Minute
March 14 2008 12:11 PMPlaying the Racist CardFerraro's comments about Obama were racist. Why can't we say that?
Political Gabfest
April 13 2012 11:13 AMThe Crazy White Racist GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Trayvon Martin case and John Derbyshire, Santorum’s bow-out, and Ann Romney.
Sports Nut
Nov. 8 2011 4:54 PMNFL 2011Does the NFL want to be Ali-Frazier?
Sports Nut
Sept. 27 2011 11:44 AMGrowing Up on NFL Violence in a Violent Neighborhood
Medical Examiner
March 9 2007 7:32 AMA Low-Down Crying ShameWhy the myth of the "on the Down Low" brother refuses to die.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Technocracy

Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

One of Putin’s Favorite Oligarchs Wants to Start an Orthodox Christian Fox News

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

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Oct. 20 2014 8:14 PM You Should Be Optimistic About Ebola Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
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Oct. 20 2014 7:23 PM Chipotle’s Magical Burrito Empire Keeps Growing, Might Be Slowing
  Life
Outward
Oct. 20 2014 3:16 PM The Catholic Church Is Changing, and Celibate Gays Are Leading the Way
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The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don't Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
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Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
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Oct. 20 2014 9:13 PM The Smart, Talented, and Utterly Hilarious Leslie Jones Is SNL’s Newest Cast Member
  Technology
Technocracy
Oct. 20 2014 11:36 PM Forget Oculus Rift This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual-reality experience.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 21 2014 7:00 AM Watch the Moon Eat the Sun: The Partial Solar Eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.