Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Etan Thomas – Politics & Prose (Washington, DC)

PLEASE NOTE: All our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET) unless otherwise indicated. Etan Thomas presents his new book Police Brutality and White Supremacy in conversation with PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor. This virtual event will be hosted by Politics & Prose, with full details and registration link TBA; please visit Politics […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Etan Thomas, Dave Zirin – Powell’s (Portland, OR)

PLEASE NOTE: All our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET) unless otherwise indicated. Etan Thomas launches his new book Police Brutality and White Supremacy: The Fight Against American Traditions in conversation with Edge of Sports imprint curator Dave Zirin. This virtual event will begin at 5:00 pm Pacific Time and registration is required […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Sugar Rodgers, Etan Thomas – Politics & Prose

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Sugar Rodgers presents her memoir, They Better Call Me Sugar, in conversation with Etan Thomas, former NBA player and author of We Matter: Athletes and Activism. This event will be held over Zoom; please reserve your space via Eventbrite to access the Zoom […]

Etan Thomas — Fall for the Book Festival, Fairfax, VA

“Sports and Politics: Are They on the Same Playing Field?” Etan Thomas’s book We Matter: Athletes and Activism, includes interviews and essays from over fifty high-profile activist athletes, executives, and media figures at the intersection of sports and politics. The New York Times says, “Before Kaepernick, there was Etan Thomas.”

Etan Thomas — Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD

Etan Thomas, former eleven-year NBA star and author of We Matter: Athletes and Activism, joins former Maryland and NBA basketball player Tony Massenberg in conversation about Thomas’ interviews of over 50 athletes and others — including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, Dwyane Wade — who believe in using their voices for more than sports. Book signing to […]

Etan Thomas — Boston Book Festival, Boston, MA

Etan Thomas presents We Matter at the Boston Book Festival, Emmanuel Sanctuary, Emmanuel Room, 15 Newbury St. PROGRAM: “This Is Not a Game: Sports and Social Change,” featuring Etan Thomas, Amy Bass, Howard Bryant, and Wil Haygood; moderated by Bill Littlefield.