Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Events Tag: Dave Zirin

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Past Events

Wyomia Tyus — Conversations in Black Freedom Studies at the Schomburg Center, New York, NY

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 […]

Etan Thomas, Dave Zirin — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

ACTIVIST ATHLETES: Over the past years, we’ve seen a number of professional athletes speak out against racism and injustice. The response—from fans, owners, even the President—has ranged from support to outright hostility. Players have been called unpatriotic, accused of disrespecting the military, even blackballed from their leagues. What’s next for this movement? Writer/activist Shaun King […]

Cyd Zeigler & Jessica Luther– Miami Book Fair International, Miami, FL

Edge of Sports panel featuring Cyd Zeigler (Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports) and Jessica Luther (Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape).