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Born to Use Mics: Reading Nas’ Illmatic

By Michael Eric Dyson December 29, 2011 At the age of nineteen, Nasir “Nas” Jones began recording tracks for his debut album and changed the music world forever. Released in…

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Punishment or Child Abuse?

By Michael Eric Dyson Sept. 17, 2014 WASHINGTON — THE indictment last week of the N.F.L. player Adrian Peterson by a Texas grand jury for reckless or negligent injury to…

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The Legacy of Muhammad Ali

by Michael Eric Dyson – June 1, 2018 In March 1968, James Baldwin appeared before a House Select Subcommittee convened in New York City. He was there to testify in…

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TAKE 5 with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

Before his remarks headlining the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Feb. 20th, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion sat down with influential scholar and renowned author Dr. Michael Eric…