Things that make white people uncomfortable

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Haymarket Books,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
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English
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Michael Bennett is a Super Bowl Champion, a three-time Pro Bowl defensive end, a fearless activist, a feminist, a grassroots philanthropist, an organizer, and a change maker. He's also one of the most scathingly humorous athletes on the planet, and he wants to make you uncomfortable.

Bennett adds his unmistakable voice to discussions of racism and police violence, Black athletes and their relationship to powerful institutions like the NCAA and the NFL, the role of protest in history, and the responsibilities of athletes as role models to speak out against injustice. Following in the footsteps of activist-athletes from Muhammad Ali to Colin Kaepernick, Bennett demonstrates his outspoken leadership both on and off the field.

Written with award-winning sportswriter and author Dave Zirin,Things that Make White People Uncomfortable is a sports book for our turbulent times, a memoir, and a manifesto as hilarious and engaging as it is illuminating.

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subject_facet African American athletes -- Biography, African American athletes -- Political activity, African American athletes -- Social conditions, Bennett, Michael, -- 1985-, Football -- Political aspects -- United States, Football -- Social aspects -- United States, Football players -- United States -- Biography, Nonfiction, Sports -- Political aspects -- United States, Sports -- Social aspects -- United States, Sports -- United States -- Sociological aspects, United States -- Race relations -- 21st century, United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century
title_display Things that make white people uncomfortable
title_full Things that make white people uncomfortable / Michael Bennett and Dave Zirin ; foreword by Martellus Bennett
title_short Things that make white people uncomfortable
topic_facet African American athletes, Bennett, Michael, Football, Football players, Political activity, Political aspects, Race relations, Social aspects, Social conditions, Sociological aspects, Sports