Op-Ed

Michael Eric Dyson vs. Cornel West

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   It’s the academic version of the world heavyweight championship boxing matches between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in Zaire labeled “The Rumble in the Jungle” and the Philippine’s “Thriller in Manila.” Whatever label you attach to it, the Read More

National

All Black Lives Matter

Michael Eric Dyson, THE NEW REPUBLIC   (The New Republic) — There has been a great deal of commentary about my article on Cornel West published in The New Republic’s May issue. I’d like to take a few lines to address the most salient responses, though hardly Read More

National

The Ghost of Cornel West

Michael Eric Dyson, THE NEW REPUBLIC   (The New Republic) — “Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned”  is the best-known line from William Congreve’s The Mourning Bride. But I’m concerned with the phrase preceding it, which captures wrath in more universal terms: “Heaven has Read More