Diversity Lecture Series: LZ Granderson


By Nan Schichtel
Information Literacy & Outreach Librarian

From the Diversity Center:

LZ Granderson writes a weekly column for CNN.com, and is a senior writer and columnist for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com.  He is a contributor to ESPN’s Sports Center, Outside the Lines and First Take. This former Detroit gang member rose to be selected a Hechinger Fellow at Columbia University. LZ’s commentary, reaches well beyond the world of athletics tackling subjects such as use of the N-word in the black community, the presence of gays in the locker room, and the truths and lies of reverse racism. Prior to joining ESPN, Mr. Granderson was a sports columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Grand Rapids Press.

Mr. Gunderson is presenting on Dare You to Move this Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Fountain Street Church.

For more on Granderson and his writing, see the library’s Diversity Lecture Series Subject Guide.


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