Michael Eric Dyson “went” on Cornell West at the National Action Network Conference for calling Rev. Al. Sharpton a “house negro,” and accused him and… 47 more words
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Guess who’s making an appearance at the Civil Rights Summit?
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Recently, I discussed Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns in a lecture on the Harlem Renaissance. The renaissance, of course, would not have been possible without The Great Migration, that massive and historic movement of millions of African Americans from the the rural south the promises (and disappointments) of the urban North, and Wilkerson’s history is certainly the most sweeping – and most beautiful, in an epic and lyrical sense – exploration of the period to date. 1,051 more words