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Can You Hear Me Now?: The Inspiration, Wisdom, and Insight of Michael Eric Dyson

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Over the last 20 years, Michael Eric Dyson has become one of America’s most visible—and quotable—public intellectuals. Whether in his sixteen books, or in countless newspapers, television and radio appearances, or on stages, podiums, and pulpits across the world, Dyson has spun an enchanting web of words that has caught the attention of the masses and elites alike. He has
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Published May 14th 2014 by Basic Civitas Books (first published April 11th 2009)
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Jasmyne Rogers
Jan 22, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Currently reading Can You Hear Me Now?. I really enjoy Dyson's views on different principles that affect the African American community as a whole such as Obama, faith and spirit, love and relationships, and Hip Hop and Youth culture just to name a few. Many favorable quotes that impacts your reality and demands you to take initiative and become proactive concerning the progress of the African diaspora.
Michael
Mar 09, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a collection of little more than paragraphs on a variety of topics ranging from race, sexuality, violence, homosexuality, gender and more. They were helpful to me on stirring me to think on these topics and to remind myself of some of the brilliant ways the author encapsulates the issues and ideas raised around these topics. I found it a good read to kick off the new year.
Danielle E Crooks
A great reflection of African-American history, society & culture

Dyson so eloquently describes the black experience in America while challenging the views of race and class in his book Can You Hear Me Now. It is a quintessential read for all people and generations.
Keigan
Aug 04, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I think the title says it all "the inspiration,wisdom and insight of Micheal Eric Dyson" Dr dyson really understands the art of telling the truth with compassion he is intellectually grip and challenging.
Brittany White
Jan 22, 2011 is currently reading it
So far, this is a very informational book.
Derek
Jul 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book- Love this "Brotha"!!!
Brian TramueL
Jun 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great compilation of Dyson's "Truths" ... hammering out basic principles, effectively communicated in a thought provoking way.
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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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