Cornell University

Athletes & Activism with Etan Thomas

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:30pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, Kaufmann Auditorium
232 East Ave, Central Campus

Former NBA player Etan Thomas will discuss his new book, We Matter: Athletes and Activism. Books will be available for purchase.

Thomas played for Syracuse before 9 seasons in the NBA. He was honored for his social justice advocacy with the 2010 National Basketball Players Association Community Contribution Award and the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation, Inc. Legacy Award.

Thomas is a published poet, freelance writer, and motivational speaker. His writings have appeared in The Washington Post, Huffington Post, CNN, ESPN, Hoopshype.com and slamonline. He frequently can be seen on MSNBC as a special correspondent for “hot topics.” He co-hosts a weekly local radio show on WPFW 89.3FM, The Collision, where sports and politics collide.

Event Type

Athletic, Author Appearance, Special Event

Departments

American Studies Program

Tags

amstcal, cascal, casfeatured, africal

Contact E-Mail

abc252@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Adrienne Clay

Contact Phone

255-0097

Open To

all

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