Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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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.  

Etan Thomas — Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Join Etan Thomas for a discussion and signing of We Matter: Athletes and Activism. This event will be held at the Kaufmann Auditorium in Goldwin Smith Hall on the Central Campus (232 East Avenue) at Cornell University. Free and open to the public. For full information, click here.