Michael Eric Dyson
The National Urban League has been releasing its annual report, The State of Black America, for 41 years; it’s an amalgamation of data which quantifiably measures African American (and now Hispanic) progress in six key areas: economics, employment, education, health, housing, and criminal justice.
The WPC provides an opportunity for participants to discuss how white privilege, white supremacy, and oppression affects daily life while gaining strategies for addressing issues of privilege and oppression.
Michael Eric Dyson explains why his new book is so vital in our current political, racial and social climate.
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand to chronicle the historic moment, and spoke with a number of dignitaries, as well as celebrities, who came from all over the country to experience the venue directly after the dedication ceremony ended.
From King to O'Reilly, the irresponsible dissemination of a whitewashed history, which many believed to be powered by Donald Trump's xenophobia, seems to dominate the internet. But is this type of rhetoric, while not new, fueled by the upcoming election?
Dyson joined guest host Derek McGinty on NewsOne Now to talk about his new book and discuss how Mr. Obama has acted on behalf of the nation's African-American community by way of improving things for all.
Following Michael Eric Dyson’s open and brutal critique of his former friend Dr. Cornel West, the author opened up to HuffPost Live’s Marc Lamont Hill about the fallout he’s received and why he believes his piece on the political activist was necessary. “The Ghost of Cornel West,” published Sunday on The New Republic, left audiences split. While […]
After perceived slights and political missteps by Barack Obama, scholar Cornel West has led an intractable one-man war against the president that has been punctuated by intraracial invectives, according to Michael Eric Dyson, the Georgetown University professor who recounts the end of his bromance with his friend and mentor in a trenchant piece at the […]
Politicians, activists and business leaders converged on Washington, D.C. for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference. During this year’s conference, we sat in on a number of informative panel discussions and spoke with L-Mani S. Viney, National Chairman for Kappa Alpha Psi Guide Right Program, about the importance of the CBCF annual […]
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