Michael Eric Dyson: ‘Blackness isn’t a team; it’s a league’

When was the last time you heard Robert F. Kennedy, Kobe Bryant and James Baldwin come up in the same conversation?

It’s probably rare. But Undefeated columnist Bill Rhoden, CBS Local sportswriter Jamal Murphy and author Michael Eric Dyson found the common thread. They got together recently in New York to talk about Dyson’s new book, What Truth Sounds Like: RFK, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America (St. Martin’s Press, 2018), on the Rhoden Fellows podcast.

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