Please note: start times for our virtual events are listed in Eastern time (ET). Join the Georgia Center for the Book for a virtual evening with Olympic gold medalist and Georgian Wyomia Tyus and author Elizabeth Terzakis as they discuss Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story, which they wrote together. This virtual event will be presented […]
The Black Athlete in the Freedom Struggle: Black athletes have long propelled the quest for racial equality and social justice; and long been criticized for their freedom fighting. Join Louis Moore, Wyomia Tyus (Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story), and Dave Zirin to look at a half century of black male and female athletes in the […]
Wyomia Tyus and the Tennessee State Tigerbelles: Hidden Figures of Resistance; Wyomia Tyus (Tigerbelle) in conversation with Dave Zirin, Sports Editor of the Nation.
Girls to the Front: Women Breaking Barriers, featuring Wyomia Tyus (Tigerbelle), Joy Press, Robin Green, and Leslie Zemeckis; moderated by Alex Cohen.
The authors of Tigerbelle will be at the Howard Zinn Book Fair at the City College of San Francisco.
Wyomia Tyus presents Tigerbelle at an event sponsored by the Global Sport Institute and the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Arizona State University—”Raising a Fist to Taking a Knee.” Full program details [here].
Wyomia Tyus attends a screening of the documentary Mr. Temple and the Tigerbelles. Copies of Tigerbelle will be for sale, provided by Parnassus Books.
Wyomia Tyus in conversation with Dave Zirin about her memoir, Tigerbelle.