Omari L. Dyson

Omari L. Dyson (Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana, 2008) is an Academic Professional (A.P.) Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro (UNCG). He is the former Book Review Editor for Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men (2017-2022) and former Film & Media Review Editor for the Journal of African American Studies (2017-2022). He is the lead editor for African American Culture: An Encyclopedia of People, Traditions, and Customs (ABC-CLIO Publishing, 2020) and author of The Black Panther Party and Transformative Pedagogy: Place-Based Education in Philadelphia (Lexington Books, 2014).

There are 13 included publications by Omari L. Dyson :

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The Black Panther Jubilee 2017 74 October 2016 marked the Golden Jubilee of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense.In keeping with this precious milestone, the Journal of African American Studies has published a special issue on the organization about which many have written; unfor...
The Black Panther Party and the Black Church 2013 740 Black churches have always played an integral role in black people’s fight against racial injustice and oppression. Many a freedom fighter has emerged from the black church. Henry Highland Garnett, a dynamic Presbyterian pastor, is one such example. ...
Developing a Pedagogy of Restorative Physical Education 2021 540 Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the process of developing an alternative physical education program using restorative justice practices as a transformative approach to social–emotional learning.Method: This study utilizes qualitativ...
Don Cox: Just Another Nigger: My Life in the Black Panther Party Berkeley, CA [Book Review] 2019 116 t first glance, a person perusing the aisles of a bookstore, archives of a library, and/or online book listing may do a double take after stumbling upon the memoir of the late Don Cox, aka DC. Similar to a moth that gravitates to a flame, the moment ...
Intergenerational Support and Reciprocity Between Low-Income African American Fathers and Their Aging Mothers 2010 71 This chapter explores men's perceptions of a vital relationship in their lives: the one they have with their own mothers. It examines how men are socialized at early ages into parenting behavior, and the roles that their mothers play in “teaching” th...
Introduction (Journal of African American Studies) 2019 106 This special issue marks the 50th anniversary of the assassinations of Defense Captain Mark Clark and Deputy Chairman Fred Hampton of the Illinois State Chapter of the Black Panther Party as well as the murder of Manuel Ramos of the Young Lords and t...
The Journey into an Unfamiliar and Uncomfortable Territory: Exploring the Role and Approaches of Race in PR Education 2011 425 Race has been, and continues to be, one of those topics that is timely, current, and highly relevant in contemporary society; however, discussion and problematizing of race in public relations (PR) scholarship has been mostly absent (Edwards, Citatio...
Making Daddies into Fathers: Community-Based Fatherhood Programs and the Construction of Masculinity for Low-Income African American Men 2010 91 In this analysis, we explore how low-income African American fathers build understandings of successful manhood in the context of community-based responsible fatherhood programs. Drawing on life history interviews with 75 men in Illinois and Indiana,...
Militancy Transcends Race: A Comparative Analysis of the American Indian Movement, the Black Panther Party, and the Young Lords 2010 134 Often, when United States citizens think of “militants,” they tend to think of Blacks. This image of Black militancy is indelibly etched in the U.S. psyche as a result of, but not limited to, the public condemnations of Whites by Malcolm X, the urban...
Nesting the Black Panther Party in the Zeitgeist of Uncertainty 2010 108 A philosophy professor once asked me during my dissertation phase, “What are you researching?” “The Black Panther Party in Philadelphia,” I replied. He smirked and replied, “Aahh, resurrecting the unresurrectable, huh?” I stood frozen—removed of tong...
Nobody Knows My Name: The Marginalization of Mark Clark in America’s Collective Consciousness 2010 78 In spotlighting the testimonies of police officers while ignoring eyewitness accounts, thesenewspapers violated many of the journalist standards that reporters are contractually and ethically bound to uphold. 46 Such findings are critical for underst...
Rapping with Mr. Richard Reginald Schell 2017 72 This interview was conducted with Mr. Richard R. Schell (aka Reggie Schell), former Defense Captain of the Philadelphia, PA, Branch of the Black Panther Party from its founding in late-1968 to early-1971. The interview highlights Mr. Schell’s family ...
Tenuous Place in History 2017 115 This study seeks to ascertain whether the Chicago Daily Defender’s coverage of the December 4, 1969 assassination of Mark Clark and Fred Hampton represents a prevailing pattern among black newspapers or an aberration in the black media’s treatment of...