Synopses & Reviews
"The poetic voice of his generation."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
"Etan Thomas is breaking it down for our young minds on how to be a vital part of this challenging world we all live in. Let's give it up for Etan."Spike Lee
Broken down by a variety of subject matter, each section begins with a selection from an interview between NBA star Etan Thomas and political sportswriter Dave Zirin, followed by a Thomas poem and the writings of talented young poets.
Etan Thomas is an author, columnist, and the recipient of the 2010 National Basketball Players Association Community Contribution Award.
NBA star Etan Thomas helps give voice to the poetic and socially conscious ideas of young people.
About the Author
Recipient of the 2010 National Basketball Players Association Community Contribution Award as well as the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation Inc Legacy Award. His body of work includes serving as a Surrogate for Barack Obama 08 Presidential Campaign; A guest speaker with DNC Chair Gov. Howard Dean during the Register For Change” 50 State Bus Tour Campaign, Collection of poems released in 2005 called More Than An Athlete, and Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge. His writings have appeared in CNN, Huffington Post, Hoopshype.com and slamonline.