If we are discussing athletes who are on the forefront of public policy issues the first one who comes to mind is Etan Thomas
Roland Martin
Author, CNN Analyst, TV One Commentator
Etan Thomas stands high above the trivialities of the game. He does much more than play his position. He speaks and lives it.
Saul Williams
Etan appreciates the joy of Fatherhood
Kelly Wright
Fox News
How Etan helped Grenada during hurricane Ivan will always be remembered. Yes he help financially, but his words lifted our spirits.
Keith Mitchell
Former Prime Minister of Grenada
Etan's passion and overall thirst for knowledge would have made my grandfather proud
Malcolm Shabazz
Grandson of Malcolm X
It's rare enough to have an athlete as outspoken and incisive as Etan Thomas. But what separates Etan is that he backs his words with deeds.
Dave Zirin
Author, Columnist, XM radio
Etan Thomas has emerged as 'the poetic voice of his generation'. He speaks to and of the issues that have the most resonance with his peers.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
NBA All-Time Leading Scorer, Hall Of Famer, Author
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