Things That Make White People Uncomfortable by Michael  Bennett audiobook

Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

By Michael Bennett  and Dave Zirin
Read by J. D. Jackson

HighBridge, Highbridge Audio 9781608468935
6.93 Hours Unabridged
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Super Bowl Champion and two-time Pro Bowler Michael Bennett is an outspoken proponent for social justice and a man without a censor. One of the most scathingly humorous athletes on the planet, he is also a fearless activist, grassroots philanthropist, and organizer. Bennett, a defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks, has gained international recognition for his public support for the Black Lives Matter Movement and women's rights. Bennett donates all his endorsement money and half of the proceeds from his jersey sales to fund health and education projects for poor underserved youth and minority communities, and has recently expanded his reach globally to provide STEM programming in Africa. Dave Zirin has been called the "finest, most important writer on sports and politics in America," by Dr. Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at the Harvard Divinity School. He is sports editor for The Nation and author of several titles for Haymarket Books, including his critically acclaimed book The John Carlos Story, written with 1968 Olympian John Carlos.

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Summary

Summary

Super Bowl Champion and two-time Pro Bowler Michael Bennett is an outspoken proponent for social justice and a man without a censor. One of the most scathingly humorous athletes on the planet, he is also a fearless activist, grassroots philanthropist, and organizer.

Bennett, a defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks, has gained international recognition for his public support for the Black Lives Matter Movement and women's rights. Bennett donates all his endorsement money and half of the proceeds from his jersey sales to fund health and education projects for poor underserved youth and minority communities, and has recently expanded his reach globally to provide STEM programming in Africa.

Dave Zirin has been called the "finest, most important writer on sports and politics in America," by Dr. Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at the Harvard Divinity School. He is sports editor for The Nation and author of several titles for Haymarket Books, including his critically acclaimed book The John Carlos Story, written with 1968 Olympian John Carlos.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“It would be easy for Michael Bennett to remain silent, to play in the NFL and make his mark through accomplishments on the field. Instead Michael has chosen to use his voice and his platform to fight injustice.” Senator Bernie Sanders
“This book doesn’t only explain the roots of Michael Bennett’s courage. It will inspire the people who read it to conquer their fears and fight for what’s right.” John Carlos, former football player and Olympic athlete

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Author

Author Bio: Michael Bennett MD

Author Bio: Michael  Bennett MD

Dr. Michael I. Bennett, educated at both Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, is a board-certified psychiatrist, Canadian, and Red Sox fan. While he’s worked in every aspect of his field, from hospital administration to managed care, his major interest is his private practice that he’s been running for almost thirty years. The author of F*ck Feelings, with his daughter Sarah Bennett, he lives with his wife in Boston and New Hampshire.

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Author Bio: Michael Bennett

Author Bio: Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett is a Super Bowl Champion, and two-time NFC Champion. He has gained international recognition for his public support for the Black Lives Matter Movement, women’s rights, and other social justice causes. In 2017, he was named one of the 100 Most Influential African Americans by The Root. He donates all of his endorsement money and the proceeds from his jersey sales to fund health and education projects for poor and minority communities. He is the proud father of three daughters.

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Author Bio: Dave Zirin

Author Bio: Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin was named one of the “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World” by Utne Reader magazine. He writes about the politics of sports for the Nation magazine and is their first sports writer in 150 years. He is also a regular op-ed writer for the Los Angeles Times.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 6.93
Audience: Adult
Language: English