Named one of the 100 most influential black Americans by Ebony magazine, Dyson touches on politics, the arts and the personal, including justice, poverty, faith and spirituality.
Known as the “hip-hop” intellectual, he examines issues of class, race and poverty, and political strife. The Commonwealth Club of California – San Francisco, CA – 05.27.09
Topics in this lecture: The Meaning and Significance of President Obama, Race as a Signifier, Is Post-Racial Just Post-Black? Sexual Orientation, Identity, and Race, Hip-Hop and the N Word