Michael Eric Dyson





Michael Eric Dyson

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October 23, 1958

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Michael Eric Dyson is an American academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of sociology at Georgetown University.


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Come Hell or High Water: Hu...
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Is Bill Cosby Right?: Or Ha...
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April 4, 1968: Martin Luthe...
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Know What I Mean? Reflectio...
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The Michael Eric Dyson Reader
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Why I Love Black Women
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Debating Race: with Michael...
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“Charity is no substitute for justice. If we never challenge a social order that allows some to accumulate wealth--even if they decide to help the less fortunate--while others are short-changed, then even acts of kindness end up supporting unjust arrangements. We must never ignore the injustices that make charity necessary, or the inequalities that make it possible. ”
Michael Eric Dyson, Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster

“We should not be post-racial: seeking to get beyond the uplifting meanings and edifying registers of blackness. Rather, we should be post-racist: moving beyond cultural fascism and vicious narratives of racial privilege and superiority that tear at the fabric of "e pluribus unum.”
Michael Eric Dyson, April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How It Changed America

“..And the same rapper who revels in a woman's finely proportioned behind may also speak against racism and on behalf of the poor, even as he encourages them not to look at hip-hop as their salvation.”
Michael Eric Dyson, Is Bill Cosby Right?: Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?

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