MLK Day Celebration 2015
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Patricia Williams of Columbia Law School and Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic will come to Grinnell College for events on Jan. 19-20.

This online bibliography provides direct access to the speakers' selected works.

Patricia Williams

Books


Seeing a Color-Blind Future: The Paradox of Race, Noonday Press, 1998.
Print location:  E185.615.W493 1998
 
The Rooster’s Egg, Harvard University Press, 1995.
Print location:  P95.54.W55 1995
 
The Alchemy of Race and Rights, Harvard University Press, 1991.
Print location:  KF4757.W53 1991
 
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
 
Affirmative Action Babies: Blacks at Harvard Law School in the 1970s,” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, No. 46 (Winter, 2004-2005), pp. 84-85
  
“Anatomy of a Fairy Princess,” in When Race Becomes Real: Black and White Writers Confront Their Personal Histories, Bernestine Singley, ed., Lawrence Hill Books, 2002.
Print location:  E185.615.W44 2002
 
Notes from a Small World,” The New Yorker, April 29, 1996 issue.


Ta-Nehisi Coates

Books

The Beautiful Struggle a Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood, Spiegel & Grau, 2009. [ON ORDER]
 
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
 
The Case for Reparations,” The Atlantic, June 2014 issue.

"Fear of a Black President," The Atlantic, September 2012 issue.
 
“Alice Flips the Script,” in Catch the Fire!!! : a Cross-Generational Anthology of Contemporary African-American Poetry, Derrick Gilbert and Tony Medina, eds., Riverhead Books, 1998.
Print location:  PS591.N4 C35 1998
 
“The Ones Who Stole the Night,” in Testimony : Young African-Americans on Self-Discovery and Black Identity, Natasha Tarpley, ed., Beacon Press, 1995.
Print location:  E185.86 .T38 1994
 
“This Poem,” in Testimony : Young African-Americans on Self-Discovery and Black Identity, Natasha Tarpley, ed., Beacon Press, 1995.
Print location:  E185.86 .T38 1994

Videos
 
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Bill D Moyers, Films Media Group, and Public Affairs Television (Firm). Moyers & Company: Facing the Truth, The Case for Reparations. New York, N.Y.: Films Media Group, 2014.
 
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group, and MacNeil/Lehrer Productions. The Trayvon Martin Case Sparks New Debate Over Race, Guns, and Laws. New York, N.Y.: Films Media Group, 2013.