Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Events Tag: Edge of Sports

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Past Events

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 […]

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 […]