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Publisher's 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.
©2018 Michael Bennett and Dave Zirin (P)2018 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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By Mickey on 04-26-18

Loved it from the very beginning

This book was Excellent all the way through. Inspiring and very informative. This should be a must read for everyone of each race.

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By Cynthia on 04-29-18

Forward-Thinking Consciousness In Being Human ❤

Informed me that their are others provoking the same ideas and taking action to make peoples lives better. Throughout listening to this book had me pondering a major question...What is the fear from White America that believes in oppressing those who are non-White? The preamble of the United States, this country's most pre-imminent living document states..."We the people, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare....These are powerful words meant for all. Not some, but all Americans born or accepted as citizens under the symbol of our American flag. It is simple. Just Do it!

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By Anonymous User on 07-08-18

Great insight into the real Michael Bennett

Amazing book, Helped me to understand Michael Bennett the man and how his upbringing and relationship with his wife shaped the man he is today.

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