Books written by Michael Eric Dyson


Tears We Cannot Stop

Macmillan | April 4, 2017 | 208 pages
In the wake of yet another set of police killings of black men, Michael Eric Dyson wrote a tell-it-straight, no holds barred piece for the NYT on Sunday July 7: "Death in Black and White" (It was updated within a day to acknowledge the killing of police officers in Dallas). The response has been... More Info

Come Hell or high water

Basic Civitas Books | October 20, 2018 | 258 pages
A searing assessment of the meaning of Hurricane Katrina combines interviews with survivors of the disaster and the author's knowledge of black migrations and government policy over decades, and explores the legacy of black suffering in America since slavery. 75,000 first printing.  More Info