In Conversations in Black, Gordon brings together some of the most prominent voices in black America today, including Stacey Abrams, Harry Belafonte, Charlamagne tha God, Michael Eric Dyson, Alicia Garza, Jemele Hill, Iyanla VanZant, Eric Holder, Killer Mike, Angela Rye, Al Sharpton, T.I., Maxine Waters, and so many more to answer questions about vital topics affecting our nation today, such as:
Will the black vote control the 2020 election?
Do black lives really matter?
After the Obama presidency, are black people better off?
Are stereotypical images of people of color changing in Hollywood?
How is "Black Girl Magic" changing the face of black America?
Bombarded with media, music, and social media messages that enforce stereotypes of people of color, Gordon sets out to dispel what black power and black excellence really look like today and offers a way forward in a new age of black prosperity and pride.
Ed Gordon is a widely respected, award-winning journalist. Over the course of his stellar career he's worked at various television networks including BET, NBC, MSNBC, and CBS where he hosted and contributed to programs including: Conversation with Ed Gordon, BET Tonight, BET News, 60 Minutes II, NBC's Today Show, and Dateline. He is also a former host of Our World with Black Enterprise, NPR's New and Notes.
- Publisher: Legacy Lit; Reprint edition (May 4, 2021)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 272 pages
- ISBN-10: 031653322X
- ISBN-13: 9780316533225
- Item Weight: 8.5 ounces
- Dimensions: 5.45 x 1 x 8.2 inches