Jay Z Made In America by Michael Eric Dyson
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Jay Z: Made In America

A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, AND PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY BESTSELLER “Dyson writes with the affection of a fan but the rigor of an academic. … Using extensive passages from Jay-Z’s…

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Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

By Michael Eric Dyson January 17, 2017 “Elegantly written, Tears We Cannot Stop is powerful in several areas: moving personal recollections; profound cultural analysis; and guidance for moral redemption. A…

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Know What I Mean? Reflections on Hip-Hop

By Michael Eric Dyson July 2, 2007 Whether along race, class or generational lines, hip-hop music has been a source of controversy since the beats got too big and the…

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Debating Race: with Michael Eric Dyson

By Michael Eric Dyson February 13, 2007 Whether chronicling the class conflict in the African-American community or exposing the failings of the government response in the wake of Hurricane Katrina,…