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Michael Eric Dyson

University Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University; Author, Tears We Cannot Stop: Sermon to White America

Michael Eric Dyson is a university professor of sociology at Georgetown University, writer, speaker, and political analyst. An ordained Baptist minister, he is a New York Times contributing opinion writer and a contributing editor of The New Republic and of ESPN’s The Undefeated website. Dyson previously taught at universities including Brown, UNC Chapel Hill, Columbia, DePaul, and University of Pennsylvania. The author of the New York Times best-seller, Tears We Cannot Stop: Sermon to White America, Dyson has written over 20 books on race, race relations, and figures including Malcolm X, Barack Obama, and Jay Z. The recipient of two NAACP Image Awards, he has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, National Public Radio, and HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.”

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