Michael Eric Dyson, one of the nation’s most renowned professors, gifted writers, inspiring preachers, knowledgeable lecturers and prominent media personalities, spoke October 4, 2021 during Meharry Medical College’s 146th Convocation.

Dyson is the author of more than 20 books—including seven New York Times bestsellers—with volumes on Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, 2Pac, Marvin Gaye, Bill Cosby and Barack Obama. 

View Meharry’s 146th Convocation program including Dyson’s timely and thought-provoking speech below.