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Michael Eric Dyson Assesses Black Leadership

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How well have African Americans in national leadership positions filled the void left by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Author, cultural critic and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson shares his insight with Farai Chideya.

His new book is titled April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Death and How It Changed America.

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Death and How It Changed America

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