What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America
by Michael Eric Dyson¬† ¬† ¬†¬†
Named a 2018 Notable Work of Nonfiction by The Washington Post
NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ‚Ä¢ Winner, The 2018 Southern Book Prize
NAMED A BEST/MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY: Chicago Tribune ‚Ä¢ Time ‚Ä¢ Publisher's Weekly
A stunning follow up to New York Times bestseller Tears We Cannot Stop
The Washington Post: "Passionately written."
Chris Matthews, MSNBC: "A beautifully written book."
Shaun King: ‚ÄúI kid you not‚ÄìI think it‚Äôs the most important book I‚Äôve read all year...‚Äù
Harry Belafonte: ‚ÄúDyson has finally written the book I always wanted to read...a tour de force.‚Äù
Joy-Ann Reid: A work of searing prose and seminal brilliance... Dyson takes that once in a lifetime conversation between black excellence and pain and the white heroic narrative, and drives it right into the heart of our current politics and culture, leaving the reader reeling and reckoning."
Robin D. G. Kelley: ‚ÄúDyson masterfully refracts our present racial conflagration... he reminds us that Black artists and intellectuals bear an awesome responsibility to speak truth to power."
President Barack Obama: "Everybody who speaks after Michael Eric Dyson pales in comparison.‚Äù