SXSW Keynote: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Coates is a best-selling author, journalist, and social critic, who won the 2015 National Book Award for his autobiography Between the World and Me. In addition to his acclaimed non-fiction writing and essays, he also authored Black Panther comics, and in this Keynote he compared Barack Obama to Captain America, while also discussing such topics as activism in journalism.
National Correspondent, The Atlantic.
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent for The Atlantic. His book Between The World And Me won the National Book Award in 2015. He is also the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship.
Editor in Chief, The Atlantic.
Jeffrey Goldberg is the Editor in Chief of The Atlantic. He joined The Atlantic in 2007 as a national correspondent and was named Editor in Chief in October, 2016.