Michael Eric Dyson

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand to chronicle the historic moment, and spoke with a number of dignitaries, as well as celebrities, who came from all over the country to experience the venue directly after the dedication ceremony ended.

Dyson joined guest host Derek McGinty on NewsOne Now to talk about his new book and discuss how Mr. Obama has acted on behalf of the nation's African-American community by way of improving things for all.

During a recognition ceremony for Rev. Jesse Jackson at Georgetown University, Professor Michael Eric Dyson honored Jackson for his contributions to America, saying that the activist set the stage for President Barack Obama. See Also: Stars Without Makeup See Also: Black Travel: Visit Chicago, Illinois Dyson, Rev. Al Sharpton, academics, and students attended the event, […]