Michael Eric Dyson

Georgetown University, author

Guest

Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University; author of the book “What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America”

Michael Eric Dyson on KCRW

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