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Michael Eric Dyson is an author and preacher at the same time. He has also been hosting radio shows. Presently he is teaching sociology at Georgetown University. Dyson has written or edited more than twenty books of all different genres. Michael A.Fletcher calls Dyson the most capable Ph.D. scholar from Princeton.
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Dyson was one of the best professors at his university, which is Chicago Theological Seminary, at Brown University. Simultaneously, he used to work at other universities as well. Presently since 2007, he has been teaching Sociology at Georgetown University. Between 2016 and 2018, Dyson had been a guest lecturer at Middlebury College in Vermont. ‘Making Malcolm X,’ his 1994 book preceded New York Times as the notable book of the year.
Family and Personal Life
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Dyson completed his doctoral dissertation on the title “ Uses of Heroes: Celebration and Criticism in the interpretation of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.” Dyson also served on the board of directors of the Common Ground Foundation – a project for empowering urban youth of the United States. They used to visit regularly to the Aspen Institute for various conferences. Dyson has a son with his first wife, Theresa Taylor, in Detroit. Michael Eric Dyson II is Dyson’s first baby boy. His children’s names are Mwata and Maisha. He also has three grandkids.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Marcia Louise (m.1992)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Michael Eric Dyson II)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Michael Eric Dyson|
|Age (as of today)||63 years|
|Date of Birth||October 23, 1958|
|Place of Birth||Detroit, Michigan, US.|
|Height||1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches|
|Weight||70 kg, 154.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$5 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Michael Eric Dyson's height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. Michael Eric Dyson weighs 70 kg. Being born on October 23, 1958, translates to an age of 63 years as of todays date (June 28, 2022).
Hip hop music is important precisely because it sheds light on contemporary politics, history, and race. At its best, hip hop gives voice to marginal black youth we are not used to hearing from on such topics.Michael Eric Dyson
Michael Jackson fundamentally altered the terms of the debate about African American music. Remember, he was a chocolate, cherubic-faced genius with an African American halo. He had an Afro halo. He was a kid who was capable of embodying all of the high possibilities and the deep griefs that besieged the African American psyche.Michael Eric Dyson
I think public intellectuals have a responsibility – to be self-critical on the one hand, to do serious, nuanced work rigorously executed; but to also be able to get off those perches and out of those ivory towers and speak to the real people who make decisions; to speak truth to power and the powerless with lucidity and eloquence.Michael Eric Dyson
New Orleans invented the brown paper bag party – usually at a gathering in a home – where anyone darker than the bag attached to the door was denied entrance. The brown bag criterion survives as a metaphor for how the black cultural elite quite literally establishes caste along color lines within black life.Michael Eric Dyson
I knew Snoop Dog didn’t start misogyny. I knew that Tupac Shakur didn’t start sexism, and God knows that Dr. Dre didn’t start patriarchy. Yet they extended it in vicious form within their own communities. They made vulnerable people more vulnerable.Michael Eric Dyson