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Author: Michael Eric Dyson

Paperback: 240

Publisher: St. Martins Press

Copyright: 2017

Language: English

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

As the country grapples with racist division at a level not seen since the 1960s, one man's voice soars above the rest with conviction and compassion. In his 2016 New York Times op-ed piece "Death in Black and White," Michael Eric Dyson moved a nation. Now he continues to speak out in Tears We Cannot Stop―a provocative and deeply personal call for change. Dyson argues that if we are to make real racial progress we must face difficult truths, including being honest about how black grievance has been ignored, dismissed, or discounted.

"The time is at hand for reckoning with the past, recognizing the truth of the present, and moving together to redeem the nation for our future. If we don't act now, if you don't address race immediately, there very well may be no future."

Author Bio:
Michael Eric Dyson is one of America’s premier public intellectuals and the author of many books, including the New York Times bestsellers JAY-Z, Tears We Cannot Stop, and What Truth Sounds Like. He holds the distinguished position of University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times and a contributing editor of The New Republic and ESPN’s The Undefeated.
http://michaelericdyson.com/

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