A distinguished literary figure, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson is a nonfiction writer, scholar, and renowned speaker on the issue of racism and improving race relations in America. Dr. Dyson is a Georgetown University sociology professor, a New York Times contributing opinion writer, and a contributing editor of The New Republic. He is an African American intellectual who has written or edited over 18 books including books on Martin Luther King Jr. and former President Barack Obama, and Dr. Dyson is also a beloved Baptist minister. An American Book Award recipient and two-time NAACP Image Award winner, Dr. Dyson is one of our nation’s most influential and renowned public intellectuals.
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