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The Absolute Best Restaurants in Morningside Heights

The Absolute Best Restaurants in Morningside Heights 1. Jin Ramen 3183 Broadway, nr. 125th St.; 646-559-2862 Every neighborhood needs noodles, but perhaps none as much as a neighborhood that houses thousands of hungry, cash-strapped students. Luckily, Morningside Heights…

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Missing Pages From Malcolm X’s Autobiography Turn Up at Auction

Missing Pages From Malcolm X’s Autobiography Turn Up at Auction For a quarter-century, they have been the stuff of myth among scholars: three missing chapters from “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” reputedly cut from the manuscript after his…

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic Ta-Nehisi Coates, among the most influential intellectuals and writers in the United States, is leaving his position as a national correspondent for The Atlantic after a decade with the magazine, its top…

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How James Brown Made Black Pride a Hit

How James Brown Made Black Pride a Hit It’s been 50 years since he wrote “Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud,” a song that is still necessary. Mr. Kennedy is a law professor at Harvard.

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Daveed Diggs Wants to Talk About Gentrifiers

Daveed Diggs Wants to Talk About Gentrifiers One theme of your new movie “Blindspotting,” which you co-wrote and co-star in, is gentrification in your hometown, Oakland, Calif. How do you feel about gentrifiers? I think I’ve been a…

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Adrian Piper’s Show at MoMA is the Largest Ever for a Living Artist. Why Hasn’t She Seen It?

Adrian Piper’s Show at MoMA is the Largest Ever for a Living Artist. Why Hasn’t She Seen It? Adrian Piper, the conceptual artist and analytic philosopher, is almost as well known for what she has stopped doing as…

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Category Is … Filmmaker Realness

Category Is … Filmmaker Realness Before Elegance Bratton turned his lens on ballroom culture in Harlem, he starred in a real-life drama that took him from homeless shelters to the Marines.

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Oprah Earned This Museum Show. And It’s a Potent Spectacle.

Oprah Earned This Museum Show. And It’s a Potent Spectacle. WASHINGTON — Has any American spent more of her career flinging her arms up in shock and elation than Oprah Winfrey? Maybe — maybe — certain long-suffering and…

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New Parks Sprout Around New York

New Parks Sprout Around New York If New York appears a little greener this summer, it is no mirage.

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