Michael Eric Dyson: What Are The Keys To Improving The Plight of Black Men?

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Michael Eric Dyson is an author, scholar, minister, and commentator who was born October 23, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan. He became an ordained Baptist minister at 19 and entered Knoxville college at the age of 21 after having done factory work to help support his family.  In 1985, Dyson graduated from Carson-Newman College with a bachelor’s degree, and he went on to earn Master’s and Doctorate degrees in religion from Princeton University.

While attending Princeton, he began his career in academia by accepting a graduate fellowship at the school.  He also became a regular contributor to Rolling Stone as well as a popular columnist for The Nation and Christian Century.

His first book length collection of essays was Reflecting Black: African-American Cultural Criticism.  He has gone on to write and edit a total of 18 books dealing with a wide range of subjects that include a wide range of subjects such as Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., Tupac Shakur, Nas, and Hurricane Katrina.  His writing has earned him two separate NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Literary Work in 2004 and 2006 for Why I Love Black Woman and Is Bill Cosby Right? Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?.  He also won an American Book Award in 2007 for Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster

Dyson has also taught at a number of schools including the Chicago Theological Seminary, Brown University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Columbia University, and the University of Pennsylvania.  He currently teaches sociology at Georgetown University.

As a commentator, Dyson hosted the show Radio One in 2006.  He has also served as a commentator on National Public Radio and CNN and appears as a regular guest on Real Time with Bill Maher.  In addition, Dyson produced the radio program The Michael Eric Dyson Show from 2009 until 2011.  He currently serves as a political analyst for MSNBC.

The following video is of Dyson discussing what he believes the keys are to black men being able to improve their own lives as well as the lives of other black men.  Check it out to see what he has to say.

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