How the Heck Are We Gonna Get Along

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

December 17, 2020

In This Episode:

Clay is joined by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson to discuss the revolutionary character of 2020 and what it means for our politics, our race relations and how we’re all going to get along.  The verdict is that we have a lot of work to do, but between the First Step Act, the Black Lives Matter protests, and the new allies that they both brought to the cause,  there are powerful reasons for hope on both sides of the aisle.  Can we stay focused on the big picture? Or will the momentum of the past beckon us back to old and flawed paradigms?


Dr. Michael Eric Dyson is a Georgetown University sociology professor, author of many books, a New York Times contributing opinion writer, and a contributing editor of The New Republic, and of ESPN’s The Undefeated website.

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