Michael Eric Dyson
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Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson is an award winning author, a widely celebrated Georgetown University professor, a prominent public intellectual and a noted political analyst. A native of Detroit, Michigan, he is also an ordained Baptist minister. Dyson is a two-time NAACP Image Award winner (Why I Love Black Women, and Is Bill Cosby Right?), and the winner of the American Book Award for Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster. His book The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America was a Kirkus Prize finalist. Dyson has written 19 books, and edited another one, over his nearly 25-year publishing career. He is also a highly sought after public speaker who is known to excite both secular and sacred audiences. Follow him on Twitter @michaeledyson and on his official Facebook page (facebook.com/michaelericdyson)

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    • Tears We Cannot Stop

    • A Sermon to White America
    • By: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Narrated by: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
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    • By Catherine S. Read on 02-03-17

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    • What Truth Sounds Like

    • Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America
    • By: Michael Eric Dyson
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    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
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    What Truth Sounds Like is a timely exploration of America's tortured racial politics that continues the conversation from Michael Eric Dyson's best seller Tears We Cannot Stop....

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    • Riffing on a meeting with RFK and James Baldwin

    • By Adam Shields on 06-08-18

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    • Holler If You Hear Me

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    • By: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Narrated by: Cary Hite
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
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    • The Black Presidency

    • Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America
    • By: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Narrated by: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
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    A provocative, lively deep dive into the meaning of America's first black president and first black presidency....

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    • Unbalanced, narrow and personal

    • By CJ on 02-06-18

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    • Race Rules

    • Navigating the Color Line
    • By: Michael Eric Dyson
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    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
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    America's leading young black intellectual reveals the hidden rules of race that dominate politics...

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    • By drwjbrown on 03-19-06

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    • April 4, 1968

    • Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How It Changed America
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    • Narrated by: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At the 40th anniversary of King's assassination, acclaimed public intellectual Michael Eric Dyson reevaluates the fate of America, specifically black America, since that date....

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    • Compelling

    • By Martin W. Eldred on 04-21-08

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