Michael Eric Dyson, professor, academic, author and radio host, discusses his latest book, “The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America” with Jeff Johnson. The book takes an honest, respectful and critical look at the presidency of Barack Obama and its strengths and weakness. He details how Obama has succeeded in making historical moves, and yet how he has at points failed at addressing the concerns of his community.
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Michael also details why he understands the black community’s protective nature of him, the hesitancy to critique him, and discusses the opposition’s racialized over-criticism of him. Click on the audio player above to hear all the details in this exclusive interview on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”
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