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Who Is Michael Eric Dyson?

Dinesh D’Souza

Recently, MSNBC decided to cancel Ed Schultz’s “The Ed Show.” He will reportedly be replaced with a more “moderate” anchor – Meet The Press’ Chuck Todd. 151 more words


Dyson: ‘whiteness has become a religion’

While every lecture at Chautauqua  Institution brings something new, Interfaith Lecturer Michael Eric Dyson is the first — to rap while at the lectern.

Dyson is a professor of sociology at Georgetown University and a noted author, scholar and radio presence. 669 more words

Interfaith Lecture Recaps

Dyson to explore cross-section of religion, culture, violence

Michael Eric Dyson has been called the “hip-hop intellectual,” and according to Maureen Rovegno, he’s bringing that perspective to the week’s interfaith conversation.

“We wanted to put a different spin on the week and to give closure ,” said Rovegno, associate director of the Department of Religion. 326 more words

Chautauqua Institution

Ta-Neshi Coates Gets Trolled by Cornel West

Ta-Neshi Coates is widely regarded as America’s best and brightest social critic (and I share the sentiment). If writers wield power through their employment and arrangement of words, Coates flexed his muscles in… 962 more words

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Bernie's Black Barrier

At a Netroots gathering over the weekend Bernie Sanders was heckled by members of the Black Lives Matter campaign. On Monday’s edition of MSNBC’s “Ed Show”, Ed Schultz rightly pointed out Sanders’ strong support of civil rights, including protest marches in the 1960’s. 429 more words

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Cornel West Delivers Blistering Takedown of Ta-Nehisi Coates—Michael Eric Dyson Responds

Cornel West took to his Facebook page on Thursday afternoon to deliver a blistering takedown of Ta-Nehisi Coates, whose new book, Between the World and Me… 703 more words