Michael Eric Dyson

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    June 16, 2009

    Tupac's Birthday Today

    Everyone's favorite thug angel, Tupac Amaru Shakur, would have been 38 today. Born in 1971 to a Black Panther mother, 'Pac came to symbolize the voice of his generation like no one except maybe Jim Morrison, another societal rebel who became a pop culture phenomenon. (Interestingly, neither 'Pac no ... More >>

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    May 8, 1996

    The Books of Rhyme Pages

    From Michael Eric Dyson to Darius James, black writers struggle to define hip-hop culture

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