Description - Open Mike by Michael Dyson
Essays and interviews from one of the most insightful and thought-provoking black intellectuals to emerge since the heyday of the civil rights movement.. Here, collected for the first time, are interviews and essays representing Michael Eric Dyson's most important thinking on race and identity. Exploring such topics as "whiteness" as seen through a black man's eye, modernism and postmodernism in black culture, and the emancipating role of black music from the plantation to the ghetto, Open Mike is a perfect introduction to Dyson's work and a must-have for students and scholars in African American Studies and Cultural Studies.
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(235mm x 159mm x mm)
Basic Civitas Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
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Author Biography - Michael Dyson
Michael Eric Dyson is an ordained Ba ptist minister and Professor of African American S tudies at the University of Pennsylvania. He is th e author of Holler If You Hear Me: Searching for T upac Shakur, I May Not Get There With You: The Tru e Martin Luther King, Jr., Making Malcolm: The Myt h and Meaning of Malcolm X, Between God and Gangst a Rap, and Race Rules: Navigating the Color Line. He lives with his family in Philadelphia, Pennsylv ania.