Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson, the Ida B. Wells-Barnett University Professor at DePaul University, is the author of I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr., Holler If You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur and, most recently, Know What I Mean?

Barack Obama Barack Obama

A visionary candidate for a new America.

Nov 8, 2007 / Feature / Michael Eric Dyson

Oscar Opens the Door Oscar Opens the Door

As Halle Berry elegantly strode to the podium to accept her best actress Oscar, the first for a black woman, she wept uncontrollably and gasped, "This moment is so much bigger tha...

Mar 28, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Michael Eric Dyson

Bully in the Pulpit? Bully in the Pulpit?

Bully in the Pulpit? The following is a forum on Ellen Willis's "Freedom From Religion," which appeared in the February 19 issue.       --The ...

Feb 23, 2001 / Letters / Tom Hayden, Michael Eric Dyson, Ellen Willis, Michael Kazin, Frances Kissling, Arthur Hertzberg, Richard Parker, Jim Wallis, and Rosalind Pollack Petchesky

Bush’s Black Faces Bush’s Black Faces

Many of George Bush's supporters say that his recent nominations of Colin Powell as Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice as National Security Adviser and Rod Paige as Secretary o...

Jan 11, 2001 / Editorial / Michael Eric Dyson