Can You Hear Me Now?: 04

Can You Hear Me Now?: 04

by Michael Eric Dyson

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Overview

"Before I wanted to write the world, I sought to right it," declares Michael Eric Dyson. As one of America's most visible, inspirational, and quotable public intellectuals, Dyson has weighed in on a vast array of issues. In his books and newspaper articles, over television and radio waves, and from podiums to pulpits, Dyson has brought awareness and insight to questions of culture, race, gender, and politics. Now, twenty years into his illustrious career, Michael Eric Dyson offers his fans and admirers a compendium of new and classic writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465019670
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 04/26/2011
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 316
Sales rank: 587,788
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Michael Eric Dyson has been named by Ebony as one of the one hundred most influential black Americans and is the author of fourteen other books. He is University Professor at Georgetown University and lives in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Telling the Truth Gently Dave Eggers ix

1 Obama 1

2 Faith and Spirit 17

3 Love and Relationships 37

4 Music 53

5 Literature, Language, and Learning 71

6 Sports 89

7 Icons 105

8 Justice and Suffering 123

9 Arts 137

10 Gender 155

11 Preachers and Preaching 167

12 Race and Identity 183

13 Leadership 203

14 Hip Hop and Youth Culture 221

15 Homosexuality and Homophobia 239

16 Poverty and Class 255

17 Wisdom 281

Photography Credits 295

Acknowledgments 297

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Can You Hear Me Now?: 04 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Nate1 More than 1 year ago
As always Dyson tells it like it is.....
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Wonderful social commentary