politics

President Obama’s Racial Renaissance

By Michael Eric Dyson Aug. 1, 2015 WE finally have the president we thought we elected: one who talks directly and forcefully about race and human rights. When President Obama…

politics

How Black America Saw Obama

By Michael Eric Dyson Jan. 14, 2017 His success elated us. But then we spent eight years worrying for his life. I stood in Grant Park on election night 2008,…