In TEARS WE CANNOT STOP, Dyson amplifies the themes he first voiced in his influential New York Times op-ed, “Death in Black and White,” (July 2016) that addressed a nation teetering on the edge of the political abyss and enflamed with raw racial tension. Dyson pulls no punches in telling the truth about the chaos that looms if we don’t address the underlying forces that threaten our nation’s moral and political health.
MICHAEL ERIC DYSON is one of America’s premier public intellectuals. He occupies the distinguished position of University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, has been an ordained minister for 35 years, is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, and is a contributing editor for The New Republic and ESPN’s The Undefeated. Ebony magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential African Americans and one of the 150 most powerful blacks in the nation.