Take 5 with Michael Eric Dyson

Before his remarks headlining the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration February 20th, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion sat down with influential scholar and renowned author Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. In our first “Take 5” video, the Georgetown University sociology professor and Baptist preacher discusses why King’s radical message has been sanitized, the importance of African-American activist athletes such as Ohio State’s own Malcolm Jenkins and how his hometown of Detroit became the launching pad for legendary musicians. Step backstage with us for some deep cuts with one of America’s leading thinkers, Michael Eric Dyson.