A private citizen who transformed the world around him, Martin Luther King, Jr., was arguably the greatest American who ever lived Now, after than thirty years, few people understand how truly radical he was In this groundbreaking examination of the man and his legacy, provocative author, lecturer, and professor Michael Eric Dyson restores King s true vitality and complexity and challenges us to embrace the very contradictions that make King relevant in today s world....
|Title||:||I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr|
|Publisher||:||Free Press February 6, 2001|
|Number of Pages||:||432 pages|
|File Size||:||572 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr Reviews
I'm learning a side of Dr. King I never knew. The side that resonates with my own thoughts and mindset. Great Book by Prof. Dyson
I grew up in the 60-70's with all the crap that the gov. was doing to everybody & anybody. I feel, just let people alone and live as they want, Black, White, Yellow or even dotted... Maybe they (gov.) should paymore attention
I was contemplating not reviewing Michael Dyson's work because some of the other reviews hit the nail right on the head, however I suppose it is good to reiterate. The book is a great introduction to the Martin Luther King forgotten or abandoned by contemporary society; that is the socialist, militant, and moderate black nationalist Dr. King. If you are unaware of these philosophical currents in Dr. King's later work this book will come as an enlightening and thought provoking take on one of the 20th centuries greatest visionaries. Dyson quotes King at length thorough out the book to demonstrate his points and MLK's positions.
Michael Eric Dyson intends to reveal the "real" Martin Luther King, Jr., whom he posits was a much more radical figure than he is currently remembered as being. To what extent he has succeeded, and to what extent his argument is colored by his own politics, I am really not competent to say. I do think that his characterization of Shelby Steele's