VIDEO: Michael Eric Dyson Explains Why Diversity is Essential in the U.S.

During the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference on Thursday, renowned scholar Michael Eric Dyson spoke with DiversityInc about why diversity is crucial for American society.


“Diversity at its best is about the integration of and the engagement with different perspectives of the world,” said Dyson, who previously has spoken at two DiversityInc events.

A Georgetown University sociology professor, Dyson is a prolific author, a New York Times contributing opinion writer, a contributing editor of The New Republic and of ESPN’s The Undefeated website. His research, combining cultural criticism and biography, focuses on race, religion, popular culture and contemporary issues in the Black community.

Dyson’s latest book is,”Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America.”

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