Often described as a hip-hop intellectual, Michael Eric Dyson is an ordained Baptist minister, a social analyst, and a professor at Georgetown University. His book Is Bill Cosby Right?: Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind? was a national bestseller and winner of the 2006 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work of Nonfiction. His latest book April 4, 1968, is a study of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.