Author, Humanitarian, Super Bowl champion

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Michael Bennett is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, and co-founder of the Bennett Foundation, which promotes health and nutrition in underserved communities. A leading participant in the NFL’s National Anthem protests, he is well-known for speaking out on wellness, feminism, and the protection of Black lives. He played twice in the Super Bowl, leading the Seattle Seahawks’ defense to a national title in 2014. He was the spring 2019 commencement speaker at UH Mānoa, and he makes his home in Hawai‘i.


Reclaiming Humanity: Racism, Violence, Resistance, Love
Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 12:00 noon Hawai‘i time

Sponsors: Kamehameha Schools, Hawai‘i Community Foundation, UH Alumni Relations, College of Social Sciences, William S. Richardson School of Law, Pōpolo Project

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