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My Mic is Hot with Michael Eric Dyson

Series produced by New Visions, New Voices

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Georgetown University professor and social critic Michael Eric Dyson weighs in with searing commentary on the hottest issues of the day.

Using rhetorical gifts that led the Chronicle of Higher Education to declare that Michael Eric Dyson “can rock classroom and chapel alike,” Dyson weighs in with searing commentary on the hottest social issues of the day—all in his dynamic, inimitable style. The three-to-five-minute vignettes cover everything from politics to pop culture, race matters to the latest writers, and reach across gender, generational, class, and racial lines to offer a unique and sought-after point of view on issues of concern to all Americans.


10 Pieces

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Political renegade, freedom, bone deep beauty, and justice are some of the words that come to mind when one hears the names Angela Davis & Myrlie E...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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Michael Eric Dyson, as only he can, shares why the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin deserves R-E-S-P-E-C-T by exploring her life, talent, and influen...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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Stories of good humor, southern accents, and the nuances of the black female during signifying are shared as Michael Eric Dyson reflects on the bea...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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The sense of excellence, and the quest for greatness behind ”Black Style” as a protest to the norm lies behind the genius of some of the gifted ind...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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Michael Eric Dyson discusses the complications of relationships among black women in comparison to those of their non-black counterparts. The phys...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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In this commentary, Dyson addresses the historic biases with regard to lighter and darker complexioned blacks, and how best to move past the patho...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
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In this commentary, Dyson explores the reasons behind the disparity in prison sentencing between black and white men for the same crimes, and why i...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
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Depending on whom you ask in educational circles, MOOCs—massive open online courses—are either all the rage or a source of rage. They accommodate n...

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  • Added: May 31, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
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Rarely do we hear about the nation's health care crisis from the prospective of a doctor in the trenches who is also a product of the urban communi...

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  • Added: May 31, 2013
  • Length: 04:29
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In Brad Paisley and L.L. Cool J's recent collabo, "Accidental Racist," a sophisticated understanding of history and race is the ultimate casualty.

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  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 03:59
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