Faces of Black Excellence October 09, 2019 at 05:00 pm

Check out the top 10 black public intellectuals in the U.S. right now

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October 09, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Faces of Black Excellence

Ta-Nehisi Coates. Photo Credit: CBSnews.com

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates is an author, journalist, and essayist. He is the only one on this list who is not a traditional academic.

His journalism and authorship focus on narratives tailored at empowering black identities. He makes frequent appearances at public events bordering on literature.

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