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Michael Eric Dyson

  • From rap music to preaching, from Toni Morrison to Leonard Jeffries, from Michael Jackson to Michael Jordan, Reflecting Black explores as never before the varied and complex dimensions of African-American culture through personal reflection, expository journalism, scholarly investigation and even homily.

    Publisher : University of Minnesota Press
    published : 1993
  • Dyson, named by Ebony magazine one of the 100 most influential African Americans, here looks at the many dimensions of pride. Ranging from Augustine and Aquinas, MacIntyre and Hauerwas, to Niebuhr and King, Dyson offers a thoughtful, multifaceted look at this "virtuous vice." He probes the philosophical and theological roots of pride in examining...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2006
  • Now in paperback, ?one of the most acutely observed accounts of what it is like to be young, Black, and middle-class in contemporary America?told in a distinctive voice that is often humorous?but always intensely engaging? (Orlando Patterson, The New York Times ). In this provocative book, writer and cultural critic Touré explores the concept...

    Publisher : Atria Books
    published : 2011
  • A provocative and lively deep dive into the meaning of America?s first black presidency, from ?one of our most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today? ( Vanity Fair )

    Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    published : 2016
  • Making Malcolm casts new light not only on the life and career of a seminal black leader, but on the aspirations and passions of the growing numbers who have seized on his life for insight and inspiration.

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2010
  • NOW A NEW YORK TIMES, PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY, INDIEBOUND, LOS ANGELES TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, CHRONICLE HERALD, SALISBURY POST, GUELPH MERCURY TRIBUNE, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER | NAMED A BEST/MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Washington Post ? Bustle ? Men's Journal ? The Chicago Reader ? StarTribune ...

    Publisher : St. Martin's Press
    published : 2017
  • On April 4, 1968, at 6:01 p.m., while he was standing on a balcony at a Memphis hotel, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and fatally wounded. Only hours earlier King ended his final speech with the words, I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight, that we as a people will get to the Promised Land.? Acclaimed public intellectual and...

    Publisher : Basic Books
    published : 2009
  • Acclaimed for his writing on Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., Tupac Shakur, and many more, Michael Eric Dyson has emerged as the leading African-American intellectual of his generation. This collection gathers the best of Dyson's vast and growing body of work from the last several years: his most incisive commentary, the most stirring passages,...

    Publisher : Basic Books
    published : 2008
  • Here, collected for the first time, are interviews and essays representing Michael Eric Dyson's most important thinking on race and identity. Exploring such topics as "whiteness" as seen through a black man's eye, modernism and postmodernism in black culture, and the emancipating role of black music from the plantation to the ghetto, Open Mike is...

    Publisher : Basic Books
    published : 2008
  • The best-selling Motown artist of all time, Marvin Gaye defined the hopes and shattered dreams of an entire generation. Twenty years after his tragic death-he was shot by his father-his relevance persists because of the indelible mark his outsized talent left on American culture. A transcendent performer whose career spanned the history of rhythm...

    Publisher : Basic Books
    published : 2008
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