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Michael Eric Dyson, in a suit and tie and glasses looking off to the side.

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Saturday, April 24, 2021
This event is part of the CSULB Black Alumni Scholarship Gala

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson is one of the nation’s most renowned professors, inspiring preachers, knowledgeable lecturers and riveting media personalities, and author of more than 20 books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America; and, Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America. His latest book, “Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America” was published in December and heralded as Amazon’s Bestselling Book for 2020.



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