Black History Month Keynote Speaker: Etan Thomas Chandler Ballroom C, University Center

Details

When:
February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Contact:
JFMC
540-654-1044
Where:
Chandler Ballroom C, University Center
1301 College Ave.
Organizations & Departments

Etan Thomas is a prolific author of poetry, nonfiction books, and articles. His 2018 work, We Matter: Athletes and Activism, is one of Book Authority’s Top Ten best activism books of all time. The African-American Literary Awards named it a best nonfiction book for 2018. Thomas received the 2010 National Basketball Players Association Community Contribution Award for social justice and the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation Legacy Award. He writes for The Guardian and is seen on MSNBC and ESPN as a special correspondent. He also co-hosts a radio show, The Collision, where sports and politics intersect.