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Debating Race

In conversation with Gregory Rodriguez
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Episode Summary

Whether chronicling the class conflict in the African American community or exposing the failings of the government response to Hurricane Katrina, Dyson never shies away from controversy. Join two of America's most astute intellectuals in a discussion about issues that matter.

Participant(s) Bio
Michael Eric Dyson is the author of many books including the bestselling Is Bill Cosby Right?: Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?; Come Hell or High Water; Mercy, Mercy Me: The Art, Loves, and Demons of Marvin Gaye; Holler if You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur; Why I Love Black Women; and I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr. Dyson is the Avalon Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Philadelphia.