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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
    • Narrated by: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 343
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339

    This audiobook exists at the tense intersection of the conflict between politics and prophecy - of whether we embrace political resolution or moral redemption to fix our fractured racial landscape.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Riffing on a meeting with RFK and James Baldwin

    • By Adam Shields on 06-08-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Tears We Cannot Stop

    • A Sermon to White America
    • By: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Narrated by: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,259
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,123

    Fifty years ago Malcolm X told a white woman who asked what she could do for the cause, "Nothing." Dyson believes he was wrong. In Tears We Cannot Stop, he responds to that question. If we are to make real racial progress, we must face difficult truths, including being honest about how black grievance has been ignored, dismissed, or discounted.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Invite this man in and listen closely

    • By Catherine S. Read on 02-03-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    A provocative, lively deep dive into the meaning of America's first black president and first black presidency, from "one of the most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today" ( Vanity Fair).

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Unbalanced, narrow and personal

    • By CJ on 02-06-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • I Am Because We Are

    • By: Doctor Michael Eric Dyson
    • Narrated by: Doctor Michael Eric Dyson
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    "Don't hate…appreciate." This original and dynamic presentation breaks down the imperativeness of our need to understand the underlying messages between the different socio-economic classes in black America, in order to move forward as a people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Electrifying

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-08-16

    Regular price: $3.60

    • Race Rules

    • Navigating the Color Line
    • By: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Narrated by: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    America's leading young black intellectual reveals the hidden rules of race that dominate politics, society, and cultural life. The author discusses the state of Black leadership; the Black Church and sex; Black youth, pop culture, and the politics of nostalgia; why in a color-blind society race will continue to rule; and other important issues. Michael Eric Dyson, former welfare father, and now an ordained Baptist Minster and Princeton Ph.D., is professor of Communications Studies at the University of North Carolina.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Does

    • By drwjbrown on 03-19-06

    Regular price: $13.97

    • April 4, 1968

    • Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How It Changed America
    • By: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Narrated by: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    At the 40th anniversary of King's assassination, acclaimed public intellectual Michael Eric Dyson gives a comprehensive reevaluation of the fate of America, specifically black America. Ambitiously and controversially, he investigates the ways in which we as a people have made it to that Promised Land King spoke of, and the many areas in which we still have a long way to go.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling

    • By Martin W. Eldred on 04-21-08

    Regular price: $13.97