Author Michael Eric Dyson visits CCPL

Author Michael Eric Dyson visits CCPL

Release date: 5/15/2017

Michael Eric Dyson delivers a sermon to White America in his latest book    
The best-selling author will discuss his new book at Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Parma-Snow Branch on June 5th.

Hear best-selling author Michael Eric Dyson discuss his latest book, Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America, at Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Parma-Snow Branch Auditorium on Monday, June 5th at 7:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Register online or by calling 216.661.4240. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac’s Backs – Books on Coventry. 
 
Michael Eric Dyson is one of America's premier public intellectuals. He occupies the distinguished position of University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, and is a contributing editor of The New Republic and ESPN's The Undefeated. Dyson has authored 18 books, including Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster, April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King's Death and How it Changed America, and The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America. Tears We Cannot Stop addresses the current and long-burning crisis in race relations and delivers Dyson’s provocative and deeply personal call for change.
 
This event is presented as part of the yearlong, community-wide commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Carl Stokes’ election as mayor of Cleveland. Mayor Stokes and his brother, Congressman Louis Stokes, played key roles in the advancement of the city and the nation through the civil rights movement and beyond. For more information, visit stokes50cle.com.


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