Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

Written by:
Michael Bennett , Dave Zirin
Narrated by:
JD Jackson

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
April 2018
6 hours 56 minutes
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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Zachary L.

Given the title I thought the book would be more abrasive, however it was simply honest about hard topics and how they relate in this man’s life as well as everyone’s. About integrity and asking “how do I stop ignoring and engage?”

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