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We Matter: Athletes and Activism
by Etan Thomas

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    List Price: $27.95
    Format: Hardcover, 250 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9781617755941
    Imprint: Edge of Sports
    Publisher: Akashic Books
    Parent Company: Akashic Books
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    Book Description:
    "Etan confronts our collective challenges and reminds us that life is not just a game, but demands a constant struggle for justice."
    —Amy Goodman, Democracy Now

    Featuring interviews by former NBA star Etan Thomas with over fifty athletes, and interwoven with essays and critiques by Thomas, We Matter, shares the personal tales and opinions of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, Steve Kerr, Laila Ali, Oscar Robertson, Dwyane Wade, Russell Westbrook, Mark Cuban, Michael Bennett, Carmelo Anthony, Swin Cash, and many more.

    This volume will be an inspiration for many different people: sports junkies, young readers who need words of encouragement from their favorite athletes; parents seeking positive messages for their children; activists who want to hear athletes using their voices to address social justice; and schools that need motivational material for their students.

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