Ta-Nehisi Coates will also join the HBCU's faculty.
Angela Bassett, Mahershala Ali and many more lend their artistry to this film, which needs to be experienced in all its brilliance.
Director Kamilah Forbes wants you to experience Ta-Nehisi Coates' beloved memoir in a new way.
They also negotiated a huge donation to the HBCU with the network.
Executive produced by both Coates and This Is Us star Susan Kelechi Watson, the special will feature documentary and archival footage along with animation.
The storied Black writer made an Instagram post about King, whom he describes as "instrumental."
Featuring performances and speeches, the event's aim is inspiring people of all ages and incomes to create change in their communities.
The media mogul chose Coates' new book, 'The Water Dancer,' to be the next Oprah's Book Club pick.
More than a century after formerly enslaved Americans were promised their "40 acres and a mule," a hearing to address reparations finally took place.
Author Ta-Nehisi Coats and activist and actor Danny Glover, both of whom have spoken out in favor of reparations, are set to testify at the hearing.